[Bf-committers] On compatibility break
Brecht Van Lommel
brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Sat Jan 4 15:51:54 CET 2014
It was a bug in 2.69 but the behavior was changed in Git now.
Disabling auto perspective in the user preferences works around the
Personally I wouldn't mind if the version was bumped to 2.70, and
doing the this at the start of each release cycle so that people can
use different preferences. But it would be breaking a convention we've
had for a long time so it needs feedback from other developers.
Further, some people might find it convenient to share user
preferences between the latest release and development version even if
it gives this kind of glitch sometimes?
On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 2:35 PM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:
> This is 'auto perspective' user pref. It refuses to rotate views in ortho, which I find quite silly. I thought it was meant to allow to have top/side/front views in ortho, and then (if you view rotate) change to persp automatically.
> Silly or bug? :)
> Ton Roosendaal - ton at blender.org - www.blender.org
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> On 4 Jan, 2014, at 13:16, Antony Riakiotakis wrote:
>> A user reported an issue:
>> Delete user preference files.
>> On latest trunk build, save user preferences and startup blend.
>> Open official 2.69
>> Go to orthographic mode
>> Try navigation, viewport reverts to perspective.
>> I'm not certain what could have caused this but I suggest to change now. It
>> is difficult for users to test both official and git versions.
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