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ID Category Severity Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
0003221 [DCSS] Bug Report crash always 2011-01-16 19:53 2011-04-01 01:12
Reporter Roziotti View Status public  
Assigned To KiloByte
Priority normal Resolution done  
Status resolved   Product Branch 0.7 ancient branch
Summary 0003221: Start game error - unsupported russian
Description I'm not good speak English, sorry.

I encountered an error when starting the game. Tile version immediately crash. ?onsole version writes:

Unable to open DB: C:/Users/*weird signs*/AppData/crawl/saves/db/descriptions
: No such file or directory

My profile folder is named with Russian letters. Help circumvent this problem, please.

PS: Windows 7.
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Attached Files

- Relationships
duplicate of 0002080resolvedKiloByte Crawl can't access files in paths with non-ASCII characters 
has duplicate 0002963closedjpeg Non-latin characters in username cause crashes at game start 

-  Notes
KiloByte (manager)
2011-01-16 20:25

It's a known problem.

1. download the .zip (no-installation) version and unpack it to a directory whose path includes only Latin letters, or
2. create a Windows user whose name has only Latin letters (this works only because I see that Russian versions are only partially localized)

It is fixed in a development branch, but that branch hasn't been merged with to-be-0.8 yet.
KiloByte (manager)
2011-04-01 01:12


- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2011-01-16 19:53 Roziotti New Issue
2011-01-16 20:25 KiloByte Note Added: 0010498
2011-01-16 20:27 KiloByte Relationship added duplicate of 0002080
2011-03-03 22:36 jpeg Relationship added has duplicate 0002963
2011-04-01 01:12 KiloByte Note Added: 0011994
2011-04-01 01:12 KiloByte Status new => resolved
2011-04-01 01:12 KiloByte Fixed in Branch => 0.8 development branch
2011-04-01 01:12 KiloByte Resolution open => done
2011-04-01 01:12 KiloByte Assigned To => KiloByte

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