[Bf-committers] BMesh: preparing for merge (proposal)

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 13:07:50 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 9:00 PM, Howard Trickey
> <howard.trickey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great plan, Campbell, let's do it!
>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hi, heres my proposal on merging bmesh with trunk.
>>> http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/User:Ideasman42/BMeshMergeProposal
>>> I'd appreciate it if Geoffrey Bantle, Joseph Eagar and Howard Trickey
>>> could go over this to see if its an acceptable way to divide and
>>> conquer the remaining bmesh bugs/todo's.
>>> Could you add you're names to areas you'd like to help on (I've put my
>>> name on a few :) ), and add any major todo's you think are missing.
>>> The page also has some questions:
>>> * Should we define a target for when we can get this done by (ready
>>> for blender 2.64 for example) ?.
>> Maybe we need to start executing the plan a bit and judge the rate of
>> progress before this can really be nailed down.  At the current rate of
>> progress I would have said that we were 4-6 months away, but recent
>> signs show the pace may be increasing.
>>> * Would it be helpful to have a bug tracker especially for BMesh
>>> branch while we work on it, currently with the Wiki Todo its not easy
>>> to attach files to issues, assign someone to work on it or have any
>>> discussion with the person who reported it.
>> Yes! Please, let's switch to using bug tracker, for all the reasons you
>> just stated. And also so that testing artists don't have to just post
>> bug reports in BlenderArtists or mention them in IRC and have one
>> of us move them to TODOs or something.
> Added BMesh issue tracker (and one test bug I found). if its ok with
> everything I think we could start moving bugs from the Todo list to
> the tracker and assign them, also tag certain issues as show stoppers
> (issues that prevent merging).

ack, missed link


Also added link to the top of the  TODO page:

- Campbell

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