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|0008213||Dwarf Fortress||Dwarf Mode -- Pets||public||2014-09-01 07:35||2014-09-02 14:52|
|Assigned To||Toady One|
|Priority||normal||Severity||minor||Reproducibility||have not tried|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||0.40.11|
|Summary||0008213: Restrained animals repeatedly try to path to meeting areas, then forced prone|
|Description||Recently I noticed that the chained war dogs start to flash indefinitely without any notification in their menus (no wounds, etc). After the discussion on the related thread on the forum (http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=143130.0 [^]) it became clear that the reason is the repeatedly crouching and uncrouching without any reason.|
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I also uploaded the save files so you can check it out -- https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90442975/region1.zip [^]
Dogs are chained near the entrance on the Z-0 level.
This is an "odd" behavior that dates back all the way to 40d and earlier - what's happening is that they're attempting to path to a nearby meeting area, and when their chain stops them from doing so, they momentarily go prone.
It's also a considerable source of lag, especially if you have a lot of animals doing it.
|Oh, thanks a lot, man. Is there any work-around atm?|
|The work-around I use is single-tile pastures instead of chains. It works nearly as well and they do not try to path to meeting areas while in the pasture.|
Another option is to not have the meeting zone over or close to the location of the chain. At least pastures provide a secondary option.
And yeah, this has been around since forever.
|2014-09-01 07:35||em1LL||New Issue|
|2014-09-01 07:35||em1LL||Issue Monitored: em1LL|
|2014-09-01 07:35||em1LL||Issue End Monitor: em1LL|
|2014-09-01 07:36||em1LL||Issue Monitored: em1LL|
|2014-09-01 07:36||em1LL||Issue End Monitor: em1LL|
|2014-09-01 07:37||em1LL||Note Added: 0029853|
|2014-09-01 08:09||Quietust||Note Added: 0029854|
|2014-09-01 08:50||em1LL||Note Added: 0029855|
|2014-09-01 09:51||tacomagic||Note Added: 0029856|
|2014-09-01 12:31||smjjames||Note Added: 0029859|
|2014-09-01 14:11||Footkerchief||Summary||Dogs are repeatedly crouching and uncrouching for no reason => Restrained animals repeatedly try to path to meeting areas, then forced prone|
|2014-09-01 14:12||Footkerchief||Relationship added||related to 0000797|
|2014-09-01 14:12||Footkerchief||Assigned To||=> Footkerchief|
|2014-09-01 14:12||Footkerchief||Status||new => confirmed|
|2014-09-02 14:52||Toady One||Status||confirmed => resolved|
|2014-09-02 14:52||Toady One||Fixed in Version||=> Next Version|
|2014-09-02 14:52||Toady One||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2014-09-02 14:52||Toady One||Assigned To||Footkerchief => Toady One|
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