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|0008738||Dwarf Fortress||Dwarf Mode -- Invasions||public||2015-01-13 11:47||2018-10-17 15:31|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version|
|Summary||0008738: Separated enemy squad stalls out|
|Description||If a squad of invaders is separated from each other and have no path to each other, they just stand around until they eventually leave.|
|Steps To Reproduce||1. Create bridge-a-pult on a river|
2. Bridge-a-pult part of a siege squad to the opposite side of the river
|Additional Information||Related to 0001598|
Save at http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=10437 [^]
|Tags||Save Included, Save Needs Testing|
edited on: 2015-01-13 14:38
Does "separated from each other" mean "separated from the leader", or does separating a non-leader still cause the leader to stand around?
Possibly a simpler way to put it: does the leader ever stand around?
|I'm pretty sure that separating anyone causes everyone to stand around, but it's possible that, by chance, every time I've separated someone it's been the leader.|
I just encountered this issue as well, when using a retracting bridge to drop invaders into a drowning pit trap. Whenever a squad leader fell in and became separated from their squad, the others behind them stopped dead and wouldn't budge; because the leader was neither dead nor caged but simply inaccessible, no new leader as assigned.
So I wrote a DFHack script to detect invaders whose group leader was unreachable and promote one of them to be a new group leader for the others. After running that, the stalled and idle invaders picked right up again pathing into the fort behind their newly nominated leaders.
|2015-01-13 11:47||Button||New Issue|
|2015-01-13 11:47||Button||Tag Attached: Save Included|
|2015-01-13 11:47||Button||Tag Attached: Save Needs Testing|
|2015-01-13 14:31||Footkerchief||Note Added: 0031924|
|2015-01-13 14:31||Footkerchief||Assigned To||=> Footkerchief|
|2015-01-13 14:31||Footkerchief||Status||new => needs feedback|
|2015-01-13 14:38||Footkerchief||Note Edited: 0031924||View Revisions|
|2015-01-14 14:09||Button||Note Added: 0031929|
|2015-01-14 14:09||Button||Status||needs feedback => assigned|
|2015-01-14 14:42||Footkerchief||Relationship added||related to 0001598|
|2018-10-17 15:31||taleden||Note Added: 0038876|
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