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The ORBug Memorial

This page pays tribute to the found and squashed bugs of the ORLibrary. As is the case with any coding project, the ORLibrary has bugs and to give credit where credit is due, below is a list of bugs found by people other than myself, and the date that they were reported.

# Module(s) Description Found By Date (CST)
1 OREnglish Joel Finkle Default message for SHOW command. For example:
The apple is unimpressed.
2/6/2002 9:10:00 AM
2 ORNPC_AskTellLearn Joel Finkle Added "provides" check for call to interacted routine. 2/6/2002 2:05:00 PM
3 ORLookRoom Joel Finkle Floating objects not displayed in remote room descriptions. 2/8/2002 2:53:00 PM
4 OREnglish Joel Finkle Certain score-related messages contained undesired linefeeds. 2/12/2002 12:32:00 PM
5 OREnglish Joel Finkle Located game blow up at the "You find nothing of interest." message. 2/13/2002 3:14:00 PM
6 OREnglish Mark Simmons Problem with the standard "You don't need to refer to that" message. 2/18/2002 8:26:00 PM
7 ORNPC_movement Mark Simmons Messages like...
"Gemma is1 not following anything."
Changed to...
"Gemma is not following anything."
2/20/2002 2:21:00 AM
8 OREnglish Mark Simmons Messages like...
"Gemma dos not suppose the plants would care for that."
Changed to...
"Gemma does not suppose the plants would care for that."
2/20/2002 2:21:00 AM
9 ORPronoun Mark Simmons Messages like...
"You can not follow Gemma. She have not gone anywhere."
Changed to...
"You cannot follow Gemma. She has not gone anywhere."
2/20/2002 2:21:00 AM
10 ORPronoun Sean Turner Blow up when passing a -1 to the vrb() routine to force plural mode without the use of an actual plural object. 3/11/2002 12:30:00 AM
11 ORLookRoom Sean Turner Fixed the "What lies in that direction..." message. 3/11/2002 12:30:00 AM
12 OREnglish Derek Feddon Avoid "Too many nested includes" error in GLULX mode. 3/11/2002 11:45:00 PM
13 ORMenu Scott Hardwick Missing autodependancy code. 3/27/2002 12:26:00 AM
14 OREnglish Scott Hardwick Fixed text with the places and objects commands. 4/1/2002 10:59:00 AM
15 ORNPC_DoVerb, ORNPCVerb Stephen Robert Norris Before Rules not being called by NPC actions. 5/8/2002 12:15:00 AM
16 ORNPC_DoVerb Stephen Robert Norris Bad orders to an NPC cause run-time errors, such as: BOB, GO NROTH 5/8/2002 12:34:00 AM
19 ORLiquid Stephen Robert Norris Various message issues with the ORLiquid module (such as messages displaying when the player is nowhere to be found). Also, Stephen noticed a bit of "cough" test code that wasn't removed after development. 5/11/2002 12:14:00 AM
20 ORFirstThoughts Stephen Robert Norris Default message was never being printed if no description was defined. 5/11/2002 12:32:00 AM
21 ORNPC_Movement Stephen Robert Norris Located errors introduced by a previous mass removal of .h extensions. (self.handle_end_of_path and actor.halt became selfandle_end_of_path and actoralt respectively.) 5/12/2002 7:14:00 AM
22 OREnglish Stephen Robert Norris Missing (ig) in Push message. 5/12/2002 7:14:00 AM
23 ORParseNoun Stephen Robert Norris The wn variable was not being saved and restored. 5/13/2002 7:03:00 PM
24 ORChooseObjects Stephen Robert Norris Incorrect values being returned. 5/13/2002 7:03:00 PM
25 ORNPCAction Stephen Robert Norris Found endless recursion in orders routine when ordering around an NPC. 5/22/2002 1:55:00 AM
26 ORAdjective Jayzee Autodependancy bug which caused noun matching issues. 7/20/2002 12:00:00 AM
27 ORNPC Jayzee Jayzee noticed that ORNPC causes problems when a player enters a floating object. 8/19/2002 12:00:00 AM
28 ORNPC_AskTellLearn Jayzee Lack of sufficient auto-dependancies causes compiler blowup. 8/19/2002 12:00:00 AM
29 ORNPC_AskTellLearn, ORKnowledgeTopic Axel Tölke Axel located a bug that prevented the "Answer" form of Topic conversations from working. Thanks Axel! 1/18/2003 12:00:00 AM
30 ORParser Axel Tölke Missing debug "line." from ParserParseToken routine. This error occured only in debug mode. 1/19/2003 12:00:00 AM
31 ORNPCVerb Howard Sherman Bad representation of NPC wanderings from the up and down directions (e.g.: "Dan entered from the up.") 2/28/2003 12:00:00 AM
32 ORCenter Howard Sherman Modifications to support GLULX hamper compiling to Z-Code. 6/30/2003 12:00:00 AM
33 ORSeveral Scott Hardwick The 6.3 compilier generates several of the new "Property name in expression is not qualified by object" warning messages. 1/17/2004 12:00:00 AM
35 ORStyleHint Scott Hardwick ORStyleHint (Glulx only) still tries to compile in Z-code mode. 1/17/2004 12:00:00 AM
36 ORWriteAfterEntry Scott Hardwick Error in conversion caused module to not compile. 1/17/2004 12:00:00 AM
37 ORJustEnoughGlulx Scott Hardwick Errors in ORJustEnoughGlulx caused by combination of ORLibrary inclusion order and 6.3 enhancments to Z-machine. 1/18/2004 12:00:00 AM
38 OREnglish & ORParser Scott Hardwick Missed support in OREnglish and ORParser for new commenting feature of 6.3 1/18/2004 12:00:00 AM
39 ORPronoun Kef Li Kef found a bug which occurs only before player's first turn when the developer assigns the player variable. 1/21/2004 12:00:00 AM
40 ORNPC Kef Li Another occurance of the previous bug Kef found. 1/28/2004 12:00:00 AM
41 ORSupporterContainer Sean Turner Opening objects that are both containers and supporters, that have nothing in them, but something on them, produced messages like :"You open the desk revealing ." 2/23/2004 11:41:00 PM
42 OREnglish Fredrik Ramsberg Found the line "it's former self" which should have been: "its former self" 4/7/2004 12:00:00 AM
43 OREnglish Paul Jack The #include directives specified the files in uppercase, which the filenames are not. Although this did not cause problems on case-insensitive platforms such as Windows, it did on Linux. 5/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
44 OREnglish Paul Jack An open bracket was missing in OREnglish, causing messages such as: "Which do you mean, your dresser or Ray's dresser?]" 6/8/2004 12:00:00 AM
45 ORAdjective Ryan Weisenberger ORAdjective interferred with "TAKE ALL" commands. 7/5/2004 12:00:00 AM
46 ORAdjective Ryan Weisenberger Ryan found another problem with ORAdjective and "take all" in that referring to an object first gives its preference in the "Take All". 7/6/2004 12:00:00 AM
48 ORNPC_DoVerb Half Half located a bug in ORNPC_DoVerb where the interuption routines (i.e.: before, after, react_before, and react_after) print messages even when the npc is not in scope. 8/10/2004 12:00:00 AM
49 ORDynaString Michael Roy Michael found a problem which prevented the substring method from working correctly. 1/5/2005 12:00:00 AM
50 ORKnowledgeTopic Clinton Arbaugh Clinton found specific cases where similarly named topics were not distinguished by their differing contexts. Specifically, "Tell [TOPIC] to [NPC]" might produce the wrong topic, because the scope routine was not able to test the context of the topic against an undetermined NPC. 10/30/2005 12:00:00 AM