[Bf-committers] Languages other then python in Blender 2.5?

Martin Poirier theeth at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 13 20:13:25 CET 2009

--- On Fri, 2/13/09, jms <jmsoler at free.fr> wrote:

> > On 13 Feb, 2009, at 4:17, Campbell Barton wrote:
> >> * Complicates building/installing blender (bloat)
> Today a build, with ffmpeg and the gameengine, takes 30
> megabytes on linux and python is not complete.

That's most likely an unstripped binary. It will drop under 15 MB after stripping symbols and debug info.

> What would be the weight of such a decision for the Blender
> 2.5 ?

I'd personnally push for such bindings to be dynamically linked (one lib per language) so people can decide to download a full version with all bindings or a slim version and only download the ones they want (they should be downloadable from inside Blender).



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