Minetest is an infinite-world block sandbox game and game engine that is heavily inspired by Minecraft and InfiniMiner.
Support for minetest server is now enabled via the
USE flags for games-action/minetest A free open-source voxel game engine with easy modding and game creation
||Build Minetest client|
||Add support for client-side URL transfer library|
||Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally|
||Enable LevelDB backend|
||Add ncurses support (console display library)|
||Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)|
||Add support for the postgresql database|
||Enable prometheus client support|
||Enable redis backend via dev-libs/hiredis|
||Build Minetest server|
||Enable sound support|
||Enable SpatialIndex AreaStore backend|
||Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)|
emerge --ask games-action/minetest
- /etc/minetest/minetest.conf - Location of configuration file necessary to successfully start a minetest server (this file must be created!).
- /etc/init.d/minetest-server - Run script for OpenRC.
- /etc/conf.d/minetest-server - Configuration run script for OpenRC.
Creating the /etc/minetest/minetest.conf is necessary in order to proceed with running a minetest server.
The services instructions are for systems that will be running a server. Users who are connecting to a server can proceed to the usage section below.
A configuration file must be created at /etc/minetest/minetest.conf before the minetest service will start.
rc-service minetest-server start
To start the minetest server at system boot:
rc-update add minetest-server default
To start the server, issue the following:
systemctl start minetest-server
If the minetest server should automatically start when the system reboots, run:
systemctl enable minetest-server
The server is not running
If the server is not running, the server status should be checked.
rc-service minetest-server status
systemctl status minetest-server
emerge --ask --depclean --verbose games-action/minetest
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