[pkg-fgfs-crew] Bug#497037: Bug#497037: flightgear: unclear where to put airport data files

Ove Kaaven ovek at arcticnet.no
Mon Oct 6 20:11:16 UTC 2008

Ian Bruce skrev:
> Package: flightgear
> Version: 1.0.0-3+b1
> Severity: normal
> The file "/usr/share/doc/flightgear/README.Debian" says:
>     Additional scenery is available at http://www.flightgear.org/.
>     They should be unpacked into /usr/share/games/FlightGear/Scenery.
> This works fine for the regular scenery files. However, the FTP servers
> offer a directory called "AirportsOverlay/", which seems to contain
> additional airport data; as is, there seems to be a hole in the scenery
> around the airports, except for the runways.
> It appears that this directory, and the data files therein, are
> nowhere mentioned in either the Debian package documentation, or that
> on the project website.

My best guess is that this is not something FlightGear can actually use
itself, but are rather input files for the scenery generation tools
(such as TerraGear). The result is then included in the regular scenery

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