Problem with the physics tutorial

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Crounus
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Problem with the physics tutorial

Post by Crounus »

Greetings,

I was reading around the Wiki and the forums, but I don't find any related stuff to my problem here.

I tried to get the tutorial of the physics part running with LOVE 0.8.0 (https://love2d.org/wiki/Tutorial:Physics). But at least, it will not go further the love.load function. It gives me the following error:
Error: main.lua:4: attempt to call method 'setMeter' (a nil value)
The code at line 4 looks like the following:

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function love.load()
	world = love.physics.newWorld(0, 0, 650, 650)
	world:setGravity(0, 700)
	world:setMeter(64)
end
Does 0.8.0 not fit to the Wiki anymore? Or is it another problem?

Greetings
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trubblegum
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Re: Problem with the physics tutorial

Post by trubblegum »

0.8.0 is not a stable release.
A lot of people seem to think otherwise, but the latest stable build (0.7.2) is the one to use, because it's the latest stable build, see?
It's also the one most users will have, as it's the one that's on the love2d.org front page.

Of course, as a dev, it is good to know what changes are planned, but unless you are planning to package with love (I know many do), you have to assume that your users will be using a stable release.
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Re: Problem with the physics tutorial

Post by nevon »

I would guess that it's because newWorld only takes 3 arguments now.
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Re: Problem with the physics tutorial

Post by Crounus »

I know that the 0.7.2 is the latest stable. I just installed love from my repos at my openSUSE box and the latest release here is 0.8.0. - Just more a accident than purpose from my side ;)

So, actually I get two options, I figure out myself how it will work with 0.8.0 (thanks to nevon. I readed this wiki entry before, but I don't scrolled down :ultraglee: ) or I just rolling back to 0.7.2 while I compiling it on my own.

Ok, so anyway, my question got answered. Thanks!
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