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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby SurferTim » Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:45 pm

D-OH!! Done.

This is the panel. Looks OK to me.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby legoboyvdlp » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:25 pm

No - it's not, sorry - the autopilot panel is white.

At this point I really don't understand why the Citation works and this doesn't. You didn't recompile anything between flying the Citation and this one?
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby SurferTim » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:50 pm

legoboyvdlp wrote in Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:25 pm:No - it's not, sorry - the autopilot panel is white.

At this point I really don't understand why the Citation works and this doesn't. You didn't recompile anything between flying the Citation and this one?

No. Same setup. The Citation has some white text also, but not all.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby legoboyvdlp » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:44 pm

Actually - if it's Patten's Citation then it uses Canvas - which isnt affected by the white text.

At least the simulator now runs, but did you link simgear and flightgear to the proper OSG? If you have any other version of OSG on your system that will probably be used instead.

Let me see if I can edit download and compile so it uses the right repository and branch...


***************

Right -

1. On line 439:

REPO_ADDRESS[OSG]="github.com/openscenegraph/osg.git"

becomes

REPO_ADDRESS[OSG]="github.com/zakalawe/osg.git"

2. On line 901:

_gitUpdate OpenSceneGraph-3.4

becomes

_gitUpdate fgfs-342-1




Do these changes exactly like that (copy and paste), wipe all the old compiles and start again, compiling OSG, SimGear, and FlightGear in that order, using download and compile for each one (don't run cmake manually)

Obviously, if you don't have e.g. PLIB on your system by default you want to get that as well using D&C. Basically just start from scratch with download and compile. Since you updated the repository and branch it will work this time. Hopefully ;)
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby SurferTim » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:44 pm

I would be saving that one! All text back to normal.

Thank you very much for your exceptional patience. :D

I want to apologize for my previous "Lessons learned". I want to add one more:
3) Don't assume you have learned a lesson until you are certain the lesson is over. :oops:
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby legoboyvdlp » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:37 pm

Glad it's fixed ;)

I'll try and get this into FG-FROM-SCRATCH and download-and-compile, at least as an option to try and avoid this in future.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby SurferTim » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:10 pm

As a clarification of what I used: http://wiki.flightgear.org/Scripted_Com ... ian/Ubuntu
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$ mkdir ./flightgear
$ cd ./flightgear
$ git clone https://git.code.sf.net/p/flightgear/fgmeta

From above, open /flightgear/fgmeta/download_and_compile.sh with a text editor, then
1. On line 439:

REPO_ADDRESS[OSG]="github.com/openscenegraph/osg.git"

becomes

REPO_ADDRESS[OSG]="github.com/zakalawe/osg.git"

2. On line 901:

_gitUpdate OpenSceneGraph-3.4

becomes

_gitUpdate fgfs-342-1

From the ~/flightgear/fgmeta/ folder, run
./download_and_compile.sh --git-clone-default-proto=git -j4 OSG SIMGEAR FGFS DATA

I also edited run_fgfs.sh to include "--launcher" in the call. That way you can select your aircraft type and a bunch of other settings.

Edit: You can omit the "-j4" from the d_n_c call if you don't have a quad core processor. It will just take 3 times longer.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby Alant » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:46 pm

Thanks for that.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby Alant » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:32 pm

legoboyvdlp wrote in Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:37 pm:Glad it's fixed ;)

I'll try and get this into FG-FROM-SCRATCH and download-and-compile, at least as an option to try and avoid this in future.


Patches to Dl&C are being discussed right now. Could you add this to the discussion? - you are much better informed than I am on this subject. :)
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby legoboyvdlp » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:56 pm

I already sent an email about it two days ago - should I follow up on it or repost it?
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby Alant » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:20 am

I have also reported this to the developers email list and so far have received positive support.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby V12 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:54 pm

I successfully builded FG 2019.1.2 by D/C script with lego's modifications. I used :

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./download_and_compile.sh -s --git-clone-default-proto=git -j4 OSG SIMGEAR FGFS DATA


Bus has still white AP panel numbers. For me it is important, that Concorde has all clocks flawless. Without parameter -s script compile 2019.2.0, but this version is on my machines very bugy.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby legoboyvdlp » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:49 pm

You didn't manage to compile it properly I'm afraid if the Airbus still has white AP. Make sure you are on the correct branch (type git branch manually in console and report) - not only the repository.
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby V12 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:03 pm

* next
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Re: Unreadable white text on white background on Twin Otter

Postby SurferTim » Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:14 pm

You did this part?
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$ mkdir ./flightgear
$ cd ./flightgear
$ git clone https://git.code.sf.net/p/flightgear/fgmeta

then used the download_and_compile.sh script in /flightgear/fgmeta

Just checking. The same happened to me because I didn't do the "git clone ..."

Edit: My A320 is still bad. I'm downloading the current version A32X
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