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Cursor  Linux runner doesn't run V5.0.22 taf files

Issue Type: Status: Priority: Date Submitted: Votes:
Bug Open High Fri 27th Jan 2012 2 votes Vote Up Vote Down
Found in version: Last Updated: Completed in version: Date Completed: Track Changes:
5.0.22 Sun 14th Sep 2014 Log In
gordebakFri 27th Jan 2012 06:59
I could manage to run it through mono on Ubuntu 11.10. I didn't try with a lot of games, but as far as I can tell, Linux Runner doesn't run the files written with V5.0.22. I could run games written with 5.0.21 though. It complains about Conversion from String to Integer.
TheCycoONEWed 13th Aug 2014 03:18
The error I get with Save the Kitten.taf off this site is:

Error loading /home/stephen/Downloads/Save the Kitten.taf: Conversion from string "&H02B7" to type 'Integer' is not valid.
at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.IntegerType.FromString (System.String.Value) [0x00000] in <filename unknown: 0
at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.Conversions.ToInteger (System.String.Value) [0x00000] in <filename unknown: 0
at (bunch of boxes) (System.String more boxes, boxes, boxes, Boolean boxes, DateTime boxes, boxes.boxes& boxes, Int64 boxes, Boolean boxes) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>: 0
Input string was not in the correct format
at System.Int32.Parse(System.String s) [0x00000] in <filename unknown> :0
at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.IntegerType.FromString (System.String Value) [0x00000] in <filename unknown> :0

The actual string varies slightly from game to game, but seems to follow the same &H<four digit hex string>; format.
TheCycoONESun 14th Sep 2014 22:48
As a note, I've verified that this is a mono bug and filed it upstream:

That said it doesn't look like mono basic is getting much attention, so if there's any chance for a workaround?
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