[Rseding] [1.1.36] Crash after turning on cache-prototype-data and disable-prototype-history...?

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[Rseding] [1.1.36] Crash after turning on cache-prototype-data and disable-prototype-history...?

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So this has never happened before. Thought it was a mod combination but it persists with all mods disabled, so, uh, I honestly don't know what's happened. :D

I...:

- Turned on cache-prototype-data and disable-prototype-history in The Rest, as I've done many times before
- Restarted the game
- I am now crashing 100% of the time regardless of launch options or mod loadouts

Edit: Manually disabling those options resolves issue...

Edit 2: And turning them back on with all mods disabled returns to crashing...
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Re: [Rseding] [1.1.36] Crash after turning on cache-prototype-data and disable-prototype-history...?

Post by KeepResearchinSpoons »

same thing with `--disable-prototype-history` flag for the full gui client linux build.
I had to edit out this one from args for some of starter scripts by hand... reeeee :>
Can confirm this crashes with about the same tutorial thing and sigsev on the very start each and every time.
I have cache-protos disabled for those clients tho. It seems it starts faster on avg without one for vanilla.

With that said, good luck :>
A pity there is no starting flag for (connect + password) though. Or maybe I've missed it again.

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Re: [Rseding] [1.1.36] Crash after turning on cache-prototype-data and disable-prototype-history...?

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Hmmm, I originally added the disable-prototype-history flag thinking it would be useful for development but it has shown to be more and more troublesome. It breaks so many things that at this point I want to just remove it.

The prototype data cache has functionally replaced it so I think it's fine to remove. Thoughts?
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I feel like removal of prototype history dramatically speeds up load time in a way that cache-prototype-data does not. Though I haven't done rigorous tests to determine the impact of either, and since it's crashing I can't.

Personally, when doing my own mod development where I am iterating on and testing images, I very much appreciate being able to load massive mod packs very quickly.

The only pain point (for me) with disable-prototype-history is that it also applies to the settings stage...

Edit: Did a quick test of caching at least, and that went from 1:30 to 0:12 to load AB+Misc. Then made a minute change in the prototype data to simulate a typical image-adjustment workflow and it purged and rebuilt the cache. So if I am just changing images, cache-prototype-data is very useful. But since I'm iterating and constantly restarting with very small changes to a single lua file in combination with image changes, cache-prototype-data provides zero benefit whereas disable-prototype-history provides substantial benefit in my experience.

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Post by Nihilistzsche »

In my case, disable-prototype-history being set to true reduces load times from over 30 minutes to under 10. It would be immensely detrimental to my experience with the game if it was removed.

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Ok, the other "fix" is that tutorials are completely disabled when using disable prototype history. As in the game treats them as not being defined at all. So, that's what I did. For the next release if the disable-prototype-history option is enabled tutorials are globally disabled.
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Post by Nihilistzsche »

As I understand it disable-prototype-history to be a kind of advanced "use at your own risk" kind of option, I think this is a wonderful solution, thanks Rseding :)

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