Go Back   EQEmulator Home > EQEmulator Forums > Development > Development::Development

Development::Development Forum for development topics and for those interested in EQEMu development. (Not a support forum)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-22-2019, 03:57 PM
Fluff
Fire Beetle
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 27
Default Perl quest text is symbols and boxes

Hey,

I installed a local server on a Linux Ubuntu 19.04 server running on a virtual machine. After a couple minor changes needed to the config, it is working great. My problem is, when I hail characters, instead of responding as expected, the response is a string of symbols and little boxes. Uleat mentioned on my other thread this might have something to do with how perl is installed on my distribution (and I didn't install it, the script did). Reference: http://www.eqemulator.org/forums/showthread.php?t=42501

I know very little about Perl and I haven't used it for a long time so I was hoping before I need to dig in and figure it out myself that someone more experienced knows what to do? In looking at one of the npcs quest scripts, I can see it is the quest say() dialogs that are scrambled. The pop up boxes appear normal. The npc will also respond to my saying the trigger words, however the same behavior occurs, pop ups good, say dialog is boxes and symbols.


Any thoughts on where to dig? Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-22-2019, 04:07 PM
Uleat's Avatar
Uleat
Developer
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,687
Default

The issue with the wrong version of perl would not be related to the script installed version - that should be correct.

Rather, possibly, another version of perl already installed on your system and is being defaulted to.

I'll look around and see if I can find any references to that and post back if I find anything.
__________________
Uleat of Bertoxxulous

Compilin' Dirty
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-26-2019, 07:39 PM
Fluff
Fire Beetle
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 27
Default

In case anyone is looking at this in the future, it was Ubuntu 19.x and not perl that was the problem. Going back to 18.04 worked fine.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-26-2019, 10:25 PM
Akkadius's Avatar
Akkadius
Administrator
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: MN
Posts: 2,025
Default

This has been reportedly happening in later versions of Ubuntu, does anyone have any screenshots of this?

It's on my list to take a look
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-10-2019, 01:11 PM
demonstar55
Developer
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: MA
Posts: 1,118
Default

This should be fixed on master
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:48 AM.


 

Everquest is a registered trademark of Daybreak Game Company LLC.
EQEmulator is not associated or affiliated in any way with Daybreak Game Company LLC.
Except where otherwise noted, this site is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
       
Powered by vBulletin®, Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Template by Bluepearl Design and vBulletin Templates - Ver3.3