Fix pathfinding algorithm bug in ADOM
issueid=3065 06-09-2014 04:42 PM
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Fix pathfinding algorithm bug in ADOM

While working on more powerful PC movement commands I believe that I have found a bug in ADOMs path finding algorithm. The bug seems to be ancient. I fixed the issue but as usual fixes to such an ancient code parts might have side effects. Perfect trackers among monsters now should be even better but this should be tested carefully as it's a rather important spot :-)
Issue Details
Issue Number 3065
Project ADOM (Ancient Domains Of Mystery)
Category All
Status Fixed
Priority 1 - Highest
Affected Version ADOM 1.2.0 pre 23
Fixed Version ADOM r48
Milestone (none)
Users able to reproduce bug 0
Users unable to reproduce bug 0
Assigned Users adom-admin
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03-11-2015 08:13 PM
Senior Member
Hopefully this was the bug that I was going to report (don't have access to the later releases). When ordering companions to attack, they would often just wait for me to move--as if they had decided to chart a course through me and wouldn't adjust it. Similar thing with shopkeepers after paying off all debts, they would decide to move from guarding the door to the tile I was occupying, and not change their minds.

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