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Optirun is not currently supported

Unread postby Konomi » Oct 7th, '15, 08:13

At the moment the launcher will not work with optirun, which does not handle conditions where the process it runs forks and the original process closes, this causes huge problems (it doesn't even seem to handle any forking at all).

We could hack around this but it is a lot of work, it might even involve making a completely separate version of the launcher and even if we did there are conditions in GW2 (albeit not a huge problem) where it will fork it's process and cause optirun to stop working.

Unless there is a huge demand for optirun compatibility we won't implement it due to the amount of effort and problems that would still remain even if we did.
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