source: abuse/tags/0.7.1/NEWS @ 69

Last change on this file since 69 was 68, checked in by Sam Hocevar, 11 years ago
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102-03-2008
2        - Abuse-SDL 0.7.1 released.
3        - Countless bugfixes (memory leaks, alignment issues, 64-bit
4                portability, buffer overflows, uninitialised data).
5        - New webpage.
6
715-12-2002
8        - Abuse-SDL 0.7.0 released.
9        - Added OpenGL support. (Joris Beugnies)
10        - Fixed to compile on MacOSX. (Ben Hines, Julian Mayer)
11        - Fixed window manager "Quit" events being ignored.
12        - Can specify the location of the datafiles in the abuserc now.
13        - Updated documentation regarding installation of the datafiles.
14
1504-02-2002
16        - Abuse-SDL 0.6.1 released.
17        - Fixed video blit routine, giving a large speedup. (Bob Ippolito)
18        - Fixed to compile with gcc 3.0.x.
19        - Fixed to compile on Sparc systems.(Arto Jantunen)
20
2119-01-2002
22        - Abuse-SDL 0.6.0 released.
23        - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts, including patches.(nix)
24        - gamma.lsp now stored in the ~/.abuse directory.
25        - Sound is disabled if no sound files are available.
26        - Tweaked timing routines.
27        - Improved mouse handling, should be more responsive on slower systems.
28        - The binary can now be in a different location to the datafiles. (nix)
29        - Fixed -fullscreen command-line option.
30        - Fixed pressing both mouse buttons being ignored if "Emulate3Buttons"
31                is enabled.
32        - Fixed the size of the volume settings dialog.
33        - Fixed to compile on BigEndian systems.(Arto Jantunen)
34        - Added scaling.
35        - Added a man page.
36
3714-08-2001
38        - Abuse-SDL 0.5.0 released.
39        - More 100% CPU usage fixes.(Ed Snible)
40        - More temp files (light.tbl, end.mem) are now stored in
41                the ~/.abuse/ directory.
42        - Fixed compile problems on Solaris.
43        - Fixed slight graphics corruption at the bottom of the main menu screen.
44        - Added the ability to customise the keys used in the game.
45        - Updated documentation.
46
4729-04-2001
48        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.8 released.
49        - Stopped Abuse using 100% CPU time in certain places.(Ed Snible)
50        - Fixed problem with saving games on some systems.
51        - Added missing documentation about the abuserc file.
52        - Configure script now handles the X libraries not being in ld's default
53                library path.(Arto Jantunen)
54        - Fixed compile problem when SDL isn't installed in a /SDL directory in
55                the include path.
56        - Fixed the -window_scale option to set the size of the window properly.
57                Performance when using this option is still bad.
58        - Can now use the mouse to skip the intro story.
59
6009-03-2001
61        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.7 released.
62        - Temp files (fastload.dat, level backups etc) are now stored in
63                the ~/.abuse/ directory.
64        - SDL include and library locations are now gathered from sdl-config.
65        - Fixed a crash on some systems when saving games.
66                Those who were getting this crash may not be able to save games.
67                Abuse-SDL will print out what it was trying to do in this case.
68        - Improved audio mixing when lots of sounds are playing.
69        - Toggling Grab Mouse now informs what state it is in.
70        - The numpad can now be used for movement aswell as the cursor keys.
71        - Settings can be stored in an rc file (~/.abuse/abuserc).
72
7315-02-2001
74        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.6 released.
75        - Don't even check for the existence of a sound file if sound is disabled.
76        - Added some checks to the video code to handle failure gracefully.
77        - Fixes to compile under gcc 2.96.
78        - Fixed the graphic glitches relating to the gamma window and the save
79          game dialog.
80
8106-02-2001
82        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.5 released.
83        - Stopped loading and trying to play sound files when sound has been
84                disabled.
85
8605-02-2001
87        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.4 released.
88        - Adjusted the make and configure scripts.
89                Can now specify the install location with the --with-abuse-dir flag
90                to 'configure'.  Defaults to '/usr/local/bin' if not specified.
91        - Added grab-mouse support.  F12 toggles this on and off.
92        - Added screenshot support.  PRNT-SCRN key takes a screenshot.
93        - Can now toggle fullscreen during the game.  F11 toggles this on and off.
94        - Added mousewheel support for changing weapons.
95        - Savegames are now stored under ~/.abuse/
96        - Window now has it's own icon(abuse.bmp). Looks nicer in tasklists etc.
97        - Updated the AUTHORS file as it was a little out of date.
98
9921-01-2001
100        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.3 released.
101        - Fixed a problem with initialising the mouse driver.
102        - Reenabled net code.  Doesn't work very well yet.
103
10420-01-2001
105        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.2 released.
106        - Fixed to compile under gcc 2.95.2
107        - More code tidying.
108
10913-01-2001
110        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.1 released.
111        - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts.
112        - Added an icon. (abuse.png)
113        - Code tidying.
114        - Improved key and mouse handling.
115
11630-12-2000
117        - Abuse-SDL 0.4 released. (first release with source available)
118        - Fixed a _huge_ memory leak caused by the stereo sound stuff. (oops)
119        - Fixed a crash if SDL failed to initialise.
120        - Tidied up the code, makefiles and configure scripts.
121
12224-12-2000
123        - Abuse-SDL 0.3 released.
124        - Fixed palette changing when running at 8bpp.
125        - Fixed draw problem when a window was moved off the screen.
126        - Fixed sound getting choppy and eventually disappearing.
127        - Fixed an extremely rare crash when playing sounds.
128        - Added stereo sound and panning. (-mono to disable)
129        - Removed some stray debug messages that I accidently left in.
130
13113-12-2000
132        - Abuse-SDL 0.2 released.
133        - Removed dependancy on lnx_sndsrv.
134          All sound is now handled through the SDL API.
135        - Added fullscreen and doublebuffer modes.
136
13710-11-2000
138        - Abuse-SDL 0.1 released.
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