[Bf-committers] OSL update needed

AIBlender aiblender at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 12:20:52 CET 2014

On 19/11/14 11:06, Sergey Sharybin wrote:
> Hi,
> There was a bug in the OSL library which lead to some heisen-crashes of
> Blender. The patch has been now accepted to the upstream of OSL, so we
> should use it for the next release.
> It doesn't seem safe to use current git version of the library and likely
> it wouldn't be released before we go to the freeze. So the idea would be to
> use Release-1.5.11 tag of the OSL repository and apply the patch on top of
> it.
> Here's the patch itself:
> https://github.com/imageworks/OpenShadingLanguage/commit/bcaf5778e2d778b72615e5c49269b59671cf0d91
> I'll take care of linux, but i need maintainers' help with OSX and Windows.
> Once the OSX and Windows libs are up i'll do changes needed to be done in
> Blender itself.

Does this mean for people like me that has OSL enabled in GIT source 
builds that i will need to get Osl Release version 1.5.11 and apply that 
patch.  Or can I just wait and install_deps will be updated and all will 
need to do is rerun it?

Terry Wallwork

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