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Re: info.json handled differently by game and modportal

Post by Bilka » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 pm

eradicator wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Hm. Maybe i'm looking at it from the wrong perspective. I see the "example" as something that a beginner can copy/paste into his file and use it and it actually works correctly. But without a dependency to the base mod it's technically incomplete, as every mod depends on base and most are incompatible if you so much as jump back ~5-10 minor versions. Granted it's a very nitpicky nitpick, but my nit-picking-kit has tools for all the small jobs too ;).
The example info json also depends on base. Again, the default dependency is the base mod. The only way to depend on literally nothing is to use "dependencies": [].
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Re: info.json handled differently by game and modportal

Post by eradicator » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:23 pm

Bilka wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 pm
The example info json also depends on base. Again, the default dependency is the base mod. The only way to depend on literally nothing is to use "dependencies": [].
Read the paragraph again, and now i understand what you're saying. But when i removed the dependencies node completely (not just empty array) i do get "None".
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I did just notice that the mod manager doesn't allow to disable base anymore though, so it's even more nitpicky than i expected.
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Re: info.json handled differently by game and modportal

Post by Bilka » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:52 pm

eradicator wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:23 pm
Read the paragraph again, and now i understand what you're saying. But when i removed the dependencies node completely (not just empty array) i do get "None".
Yep, if the mod just has the default dependencies (aka you didnt set any), it will show as "None", that's 100% intended.
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Re: info.json handled differently by game and modportal

Post by eradicator » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:09 pm

Bilka wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:52 pm
eradicator wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:23 pm
Read the paragraph again, and now i understand what you're saying. But when i removed the dependencies node completely (not just empty array) i do get "None".
Yep, if the mod just has the default dependencies (aka you didnt set any), it will show as "None", that's 100% intended.
It also shows "None" if i give it an empty array. So from the outside i can't see the secret difference between the two. In any case i think most mods need to enforce a minimum base minor version. My mods definetly won't run on 0.17.0 anymore :D.
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