PK3 Loading Rules
While JK2MV mostly loads and processes pk3 files just like standard JK2 versions, there are some exceptions to not trigger crashes. You can just ignore this page in case your mod is no code-mod as everything else behaves exactly like it did in standard JK2.
VM's (cgame.qvm, jk2mpgame.qvm and ui.qvm) in pk3's in base are ignored and not loaded if you don't specify which version they work with.
There are two ways to specify the compatibility:
Supported by: All JK2MV versions
Name your file like that:
o104_clientside.pk3. The 'o' in
o102_ means "only".
There is also the
dl_ prefix which is part of JK2MV's download system. See Downloaded Files for detailed information.
Supported by: JK2MV 1.2 and newer
Create a file called
mv.info in the root directory of your pk3 file.
The content of the file should look like that:
compatible all (only useful for mods based on the mvsdk)
You can even target 1.03 plus 1.04 and exclude 1.02 by using:
compatible 1.03 compatible 1.04
The compatibility specified in mv.info overwrites file prefixes!