[Bf-committers] Do drivers have to be blocked as python scripts?

Paolo Acampora palucam at gmail.com
Fri May 23 12:26:46 CEST 2014

This is an issue at our studio as well, I don't see any rationale in these
overly security concerns, it just prevents you to work.

2014-05-23 12:06 GMT+02:00 Vilem Novak <pildanovak at post.cz>:

> Hello,
> I realize how important is the security when .blend files are distributed,
> but I thought, is there a way to exclude drivers from the relatively new
> strict blocking mechanism?
> To me as animator, it caused allready many problems.
> Last is ruining several days of rendertime on a renderfarm which has
> scripts
> blocked(as is by default!). Actually, it happened to me allready several
> times- setting up renders, render nodes, and forgetting about some drivers
> and the new feature.
> I realized so far none of the crowd-render farms for blender don't support
> scripts on (sheepit, burp). That it of course a logical choice.
> So the idea is - can there be some check to determine if a driver is
> actually a python script? If it's using any commands, and not only
> numerical
> / logical operators? And then, could such simple drivers be enabled?
> It would really save my life very often. Now I have to write a script that
> bakes all drivers before sending file to render farm...
> Regards
> Vilem
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Paolo Acampora, palucam at gmail.com
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