Linux Deployment Release vs Test Release - a question

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Linux Deployment Release vs Test Release - a question

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Quoting from the recent Official Release of 1.77 Announcement:
For OXP creators, testers and whomever in general would prefer the Test Release configuration, patch programs are available that will do the switch for you. See http://developer.berlios.de/project/fil ... up_id=3577 for download details.
I note that a patch is available for Windows, but not, apparently for Linux. Am I correct in inferring that if anyone wishes to use the Linux Test Release, they must download the full oolite-1.77-test.linux-XXXX package, as opposed to the oolite-1.77.linux-XXXX package?
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Correct. If it has -test in the filename, it refers to a test release configuration, otherwise refers to deployment. For Linux, you will have to download one or the other, depending on which configuration you would prefer to go with.

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Ok, thanks.. I've already updated to the deployment release via the oolite-update script, so I think Ill leave it as is for now.. it will be interesting to compare the performance difference between it and trunk.
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