[Bf-committers] New boolean code improvements

Ken Hughes khughes at pacific.edu
Fri May 23 00:34:38 CEST 2008

GSR suggested uploading to SVN but using the RT button to enable/disable 
the new code.  Sounds reasonable to me.... ?


Ken Hughes wrote:
>  I've been working on the boolean code the last 2-3 weeks.  I've 
> specifically been focusing on cleaning up the results of the operations 
> so that unnecessary faces are removed/merged, resulting in simpler 
> meshes (especially in the cases on two manifold meshes).
> Unfortunately I wasn't able to get this working well until after 2.46 
> was released, but I think it's in a pretty good state now.  In the test 
> I've run I haven't come across any cases where the output is worse than 
> before (i.e., more faces), but it can certainly use more testing.
> So I'm asking for opinions; should I upload into SVN for testing or put 
> in the patch tracker for anyone interested to try?  Optionally, I could 
> "#ifdef" the code and leave the old way enabled by default, and upload 
> that so anyone interested can build.
> Ken
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