From: Mircea Agapie <mircea88@ya...> - 2011-02-07 12:59:46
> The main player stage website lists that site in the
> manuals page, but
> it's not in the wiki page which you linked to. I'm glad you
> found the old
> manual helpful anyway!
> > Greetings to all!
> > I'm working my way through Owen's tutorial and
> experienced a major hangup
> > on the "empty" example. The player process freezes and
> the only way out is
> > to stop and kill it. I'm using player-3.0.2 and
> Stage-3.2.2 on Ubuntu
> > "Lucid" 10.04.
> > A line-by-line reduction of the "empty" example to the
> "simple" example
> > revealed the problem to be the libstageplugin in the
> driver block of the
> > .cfg file, which has to be changed to stageplugin.
> > Additionally, in the .world file, the map block
> requires three components
> > in the size vector instead of just 2 in Owen's
> example, e.g. [15 15 0.8].
> > I think this tutorial is a GREAT resource for learning
> Player/Stage, so
> > please allow me to suggest to either update it or
> include a caveat on the
> > wiki page http://playerstage.sourceforge.net/wiki/Tutorials
> (right on the
> > same line that says "Comprehensive Player/Stage v2
> manual for beginners by
> > Jennifer Owen" - it could be included right there,
> e.g. "replace
> > libstageplugin with stageplugin").
> > Regards, Mircea
> On 02/06/2011 04:36 AM, jowen@...
> > There is actually an updated version of the manual
> which includes the
> > changes you mentioned at
> > http://www.jenny-owen.co.uk/player/playerstage-manual.html
> and even a
> > chronicle of how I updated it all at
> > http://www.jenny-owen.co.uk/player/playerstage-manual-update.html
> > The main player stage website lists that site in the
> manuals page, but
> > it's not in the wiki page which you linked to. I'm
> glad you found the old
> > manual helpful anyway!
> > Jenny
> I've added a link to the playerstage-manual page to the
> Tutorials page
> and clarified which versions of Player and Stage each
> manual goes with.
Thanks for your prompt attention to this matter. Problem solved!
Clearly, there's been a major change in Stage 3 ...