On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Zachary Uram wrote: > On Thu, 19 Jul 2001, James Cameron wrote: > > > > Trent modified the server code, Zach. > > oh. so anyone can modify the server code? isn't this > dangerous. what is to stop some random joker to login via CVS and > trash our src? you need access protection layer. There are just a few people who have write access. Some random joker would only be able to read the source. > > The .players file is a flat array of player stat struct entries. It is > > searched sequentially to find the relevant entry during login, then a > > pointer to the entry is kept by the ntserv process for updates to the > > player's stats as they die. I've never figured this out, but when is the stats entry saved to disk? By ntserv when a player dies? Or by daemonII? If a player is logged in twice, do they share the same stats entry? How is this not full of race conditions?