[Bf-committers] 2.63 show-stopper bugs
theeth at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 20 00:53:21 CEST 2012
> From: Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com>
>To: bf-blender developers <bf-committers at blender.org>
>Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2012 5:14:34 PM
>Subject: Re: [Bf-committers] 2.63 show-stopper bugs
>On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Brecht Van Lommel <
>brechtvanlommel at pandora.be> wrote:
>> Please report issues in the bug tracker if you find them and can give
>> us steps to redo and investigate the problem. We can't efficiently
>> follow up on and keep track of bugs if they are reported here.
>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I wanted to report this to you. I have been having problems for some time
>> > with things failing but only when blender has been run. For example Pulse
>> > audio will go all staticy and need to be restarted. My guess is that
>> > blender has a memory leak or is writing outside of its data area. So
>> just a
>> > heads up. I really could not say for sure that it is blender but it only
>> > happens with blender running. There are also sometimes other problems
>> > the graphics not working on other programs when blender has been run.
>> > 4GB ram kubuntu 11.04 (just upgraded to 12.04 and have not seen the
>> > YET, but have not done much yet with blender.)
>> > Nvidia graphics 8600 gt 512 mb video ram nvidia driver 295.40 (currently
>> > but might have been older before).
>You missed my whole point of posting it here. It is not a traditional bug.
>I can't tell you how to reproduce it. I can't even say for sure that it is
>Blender but it only happens when blender is running. It is bad, that is
>sure and it is random as far as I can tell. I would guess it has something
>to do with memory being written outside of Blender by Blender. What do I
>report? Pulse stops working one out of 9 times when blender is run and
>sometimes the graphics crash on other programs when blender is no longer
>running but has been run? What sort of bug report would that make? Thus, I
>brought it up here in the hopes that someone else might have some ideas
>about it or at least be aware that it is there. I am open to ideas to turn
>this into a good bug report but I don't have any now, however it is a
It's still useful to have in the tracker because then other people can chime in if they can reproduce it.
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