Package Details: xgalaga

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Package Base: xgalaga
Description: An open source remake of the classic arcade game Galaga
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: louipc
Maintainer: bidulock
Last Packager: bidulock
Votes: 22
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2007-07-24 22:29
Last Updated: 2015-11-02 23:33

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makeworld commented on 2019-08-20 23:00

Failed to install

==> Starting prepare()...
/usr/bin/cp: cannot stat '/usr/share/automake-1.15/config.guess': No such file or directory
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in prepare().
Error making: xgalaga

walkingrobot commented on 2019-08-19 01:06

automake updated to 1.16

chipschap commented on 2018-06-25 08:17

I've redone the sound routines to make Xgalaga work with pulseaudio. It's quite hackish and not up to a good coding standard but it works. Not sure what I should do with this, if anything. A few changes to sound.c and big changes to sndsrv.linux.

bidulock commented on 2014-04-26 01:57

Not as challenging when IM_A_BIG_FAT_CHEATER is defined: see main.c for cheat keys...

bidulock commented on 2014-01-20 07:03

To get oss sound working for all oss applications, add following to

# load OSS compatability modules

u8sand commented on 2014-01-20 03:30

Please make the following changes:
- /bin/cp -f /usr/share/automake-1.13/config.guess .
- /bin/cp -f /usr/share/automake-1.13/config.sub .
+ /bin/cp -f /usr/share/automake-1.14/config.guess .
+ /bin/cp -f /usr/share/automake-1.14/config.sub .

Also for sound one needs oss support (alsa-oss if using alsa) should that be an optional dependency?

u8sand commented on 2014-01-20 01:21

change automoc-13 to -14 or create a more perminant solution.
I also recommend putting alsa-oss as an optional dependency--if one wants sound in xgalaga it requires oss.

Anonymous comment on 2012-05-14 16:12

- Added new icon.
- Fixed some warnings.
- Sound server was moved to /usr/bin.
- Scores file was moved to /var/lib/xgalaga.

Anonymous comment on 2012-02-08 13:51

Adopted and updated:
- Fixed download link.
- Fixed compilation error.
- Added pixmap, .desktop file and readme to the package.

I didn't update to the version 2.1. So this pkgbuild is for the original game, written by Joe Rumsey.

Anonymous comment on 2011-05-19 03:13

Im not a developer or things like that :) but i saw the problems of the last version too,
and sad but i compare the performace whit the other galaga galaga++ and the last is better..
so i donno the future of this pakage O.o