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Google Code-in 2012 Copyleft Games Group

Hedgewars: Optional First Argument

completed by: Joe D

mentors: koda, Andrey Korotaev, Xeli, Sheepy


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Hwengine is the program that runs our engine directly. It calls requires at least three parameters, a local datapath, the official datapath and the replay file. Make the first argument optional, so that you can launch hwengine only with the official datapath and replay file. Check out hedgewars/ to read how argument parsing is done.


A working patch, that applies cleanly to our source tree. This patch should be in the form of a pull from clone, hg export or unified diff format (in order of preference) implementing the functionality required.