[Bf-committers] Blender 2.59 release AHOY!

pete larabell xgl.asyliax at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 02:29:30 CEST 2011

I only have a 39307 uploaded.. don't think I put 39304 up... is 39307 ok???

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, woke up to find a re-release from a revision that contains changes
> I made that were *not* intended to be in a stable release - switching
> operators and menus to hash lookups.
> We should have branched at r39259 stable and applied patches there
> before re-releasing.
> There is also the issue with grease pencil session - where the
> operator points to data that can be freed on 'Global Undo' (as opposed
> to the crasher with the modal operators own *fake* undo, fixed 39237
> and double undos fixed 39235).
> Sergey's fix means you can't move the viewport while grease pencil
> session is enable so the option is now not at all working as it was
> meant.
> *Sigh*
> Since there were 3 fairly bad bugs in this tool (2 crashers), my
> impression is that option isn't used all that much.
> A correct fix isn't some small edit, the operator must store data
> differently, this should have been picked up during normal
> development, IMHO we should not attempt to sort this out as a
> last-minute, show-stopper fix.
> There is the remaining issue:
> Do we use current bsd/linux/mac builds from r39304 (and wait on win
> build before announcing),
> Or re-branch from 39259 and apply a few fixes there and rebuild on all
> platforms.
> By not re-branching we break our own guidelines - to unfreeze quick
> but use a branch for fixes and it feels very sloppy to me.
> On the other hand my change of moving operators/menu's into a hash
> isn't that big a deal and works with scripts reloading, freeing,
> re-registering operators etc - I would expect any bugs here would be
> obvious and break blender immediately, so I *think* they are safe.
> Suggest to go ahead with r39304, but next release be more clear with
> release tag/branch, and the following unfreeze.
> - Campbell
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 AM, Kent Mein <mein at cs.umn.edu> wrote:
>> In reply to Sergey I. Sharybin (g.ulairi at gmail.com):
>>> Didn't know OSX still have got issues with non-trunk verison. I've just
>>> commited patch from Jens to solve this problems.
>>> We prefer to keep revisions synced for all platforms, so please use
>>> Trunk: r39307
>>> Extensions: r2241
>> Updated tarball of the source and md5sum are in incoming on ftp.blender.org
>> Kent
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