Bug 45428 - nethack save option does not work
nethack save option does not work
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 20454
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: nethack (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-06-21 15:44 EDT by Michael Meissner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-21 15:44:46 EDT
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Description Michael Meissner 2001-06-21 15:44:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
If you attempt to save a nethack game and the recover the saved game, the
game will print version mismatch and create a new game.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start nethack
2.Save a game with the capital S command
3.start nethack again
4.nethack will complain of version mismatch of the old save file, and start
a new game.

Actual Results:  Save file ignored, new game started.

Expected Results:  Old game should be restored.

Additional info:

I edited the patch file, and changed the use of bzip2 to use gzip, and
removed the special options passed to the compresser, rebuilt nethack and
it worked correctly.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-06-25 05:23:43 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 20454 ***

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