[messages] [General Discussion] setup own server

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Thu Jul 12 05:55:08 MST 2012

Thus spake Filip:
> Say I want (or rather _need_) to setup my custom server. I know next to
> nothing about programming, but I already managed to hack Vassal a bit
> for my gaming group's purposes via trial and error.
> I have source files in front of me and I read here those include server
> code. I located server URL in VASSAL.chat.DynamicClient. And I'm stuck.
> What general steps should I take from this point?

You need to replace that URL with the URL from which you're pulling
the server configuration information. Look at what's at that URL to
see what you need in the file.
> Am I right that it's necesary to compile a separate application and run
> it before others will be able to connect with the modified client? 

Not sure what you're asking here.

> Would
> it be possible to run it on the same machine as my own instance of
> Vassal and still play?

Yes, you could run a game server on the same machine.


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