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Alpha 23 released


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The Pioneer development team are pleased to announce the release of Pioneer Alpha 23. Its been a quiet month as the team have been busy with jobs, study and summer holidays, but we still found time to continue our cleanup work and fix a few important bugs (most notably a crash with recent Radeon drivers). Full changelog and builds for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (32 & 64-bit) are available from the download page.

Minor changes and tweaks

    [*:2ysdzus5]Show target indicator on docking waypoints when clearance has been granted to assist with manual docking (#1260)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Jump to sector by entering sector coordinates in search box (#1274, #1253)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Optimised earthlike colour fractal when terrain textures enabled (#1277)

Fixes

    [*:2ysdzus5]Work around sector view crash on Radeon (#1062)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Fix handling of deep folders in zip files (#1270)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Fix redscreen hang (#1272)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Fix text metrics code to calculate text height properly (#1273, #1276)

Script and model changes

    [*:2ysdzus5]Lua updated to 5.2.0 (#1246)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Renamed Matrix and Vec classes to matrix and vector (#1245)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Renamed CustomSBody to CustomSystemBody (#1245)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Removed global data from Lua crash dump (#1272)

Internal changes

    [*:2ysdzus5]Fixed configure compiler warning tests for gcc and clang

    [*:2ysdzus5]Removed OOLua. Replaced uses of it with explicit Lua calls. Various other Lua-related cleanups and consistency fixes (#1245, #1246)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Move system generation and related classes under galaxy/ (#1245)

    [*:2ysdzus5]Renamed SBody to SystemBody, CustomSBody to CustomSystemBody (#1245)


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Potsmoke66
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yeah, that will give me a lot of work to do


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Geraldine
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Great news Robn. I will update the Mod DB page over the weekend 🙂


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awesome thanks, kinda expecting more changes but this is ok

I wanted to ask you robn what anime character is that on your profile pic?


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Zephyros wrote:
awesome thanks, kinda expecting more changes but this is ok

At the moment everyone is busy on things that aren't Pioneer. The joys of volunteer work!

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I wanted to ask you robn what anime character is that on your profile pic?

Tabitha (Larissa) from the Nintendo DS game Advance Wars: Days of Ruin.


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Great realise, quite progress on pioneer is a good thing gives me time afte rplaying it to have a go on the new things on dwarf fortress and a few other rapidly progressing open source games that are more open to new ideas and innovation


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