[Bf-committers] Minutes bf-blender project members meeting, jan 26

Stefan Gartner bf-committers@blender.org
Mon, 27 Jan 2003 20:05:24 +0100

just a few remarks:

On Monday 27 January 2003 18:10, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Action points still pending:
> - suggestion: a 'public release hack-down list' with code to be written
> for a release.
> - OSX: Project Builder files still in test.

Blender seems to build using the projects files, provided that you follow=
instructions given in the README (basically, one has to build the stuff i=
intern/ using the NaN Makefiles first). I'm currently trying to create a=20
project file for intern, however ProjectBuilder tends to put the compiled=
files into the same directory where the project file is located (currentl=
projectfiles/pb_2_0_1), which is not what we want, I guess.

> - Creator/Publisher targets in build system should be unified to a
> single Blender target.
> - ODE still hardly functions (cross platform)
> - releasing/uploading files at projects.blender.org should be possible,
> we'll check this.
> - more (IRC) sessions on coding issues
> - Python needs more developers! Artists are welcome too...


> 3. how to integrate Quicktime support best
> We agreed that introducing another dependency is not a wise idea.
> Quicktime support should be done either in runtime linking (like a
> plugin) or with a 'stub' (fake) library, that can be removed/replaced.
> Unfortunately the coders working on were not available... I don't know
> the status on this.
> If it can't be solved this week, we'll release without Quicktime.

As far as I know, tuhopuu works on Windows without QuickTime installed (m=
the features that require QuickTime, of course). Maybe phase can tell us =
this is true. The Linux version needs more testing, so a 2.26 release wit=
QuickTime support is fine with me. I also have no idea if (and how) it wo=
on other platforms.

> 4. ODE issues
> Not sufficient people available for a discussion
> 5. which platforms/versions will be 'officially' supported, and: who to
> define 'cross platform'
> The appointed 'platform managers' will have the latest word on this...
> a more detailed discussion can be held once we're thinking of major
> improvements; like going for a newer OpenGL. In 2005 or so... ;-)
> - date/time next meeting
> Less people attended this meeting... might be a coincidence, but for
> next sunday I'll ask the three bf-admins to mention a time. At least
> one of them should be able to attend!
> Thanks!
> -Ton-
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