[Bf-committers] Libraries update

Bastien Montagne montagne29 at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jan 8 17:51:38 CET 2016

Since we are in updating mood (and current 'official' ffmpeg 2.1.5 
version does not build with latest vpx lib),
we decided to also bump ffmpeg to latest stable version: 2.8.4.

Install_deps.sh will be updated now, only needs a few new link options. ;)

Le 07/01/2016 16:27, Sergey Sharybin a écrit :
> Hey,
> This mail is mainly to the platform maintainers, but might be interesting
> for other guys around as well.
> Proposal is to update the following libraries:
> - Boost to 1.60 (will bring some fixes required to make OpenVDB work, see
> some earlier discussion in the list)
> - OIIO to 1.6.9 (will bring fixes to such areas as alpha handling in
> Jpeg2000)
> - OSL to 1.6.9 (general improvements, fixes, optimizations etc)
> it also seems a good idea to set USE_SIMD to sse2 for both OIIO and OSL,
> this should give some additional improvements. (Unfortunately, we can't go
> higher than SSE2 because OIIO/OSL does nto do runtime checks and our
> current requirement is SSE2 CPUs, using higher optimization will make
> Blender unusable).
> LLVM we can't really update yet, OSL requires it to be compiled with C++11
> when using LLVM newer than 3.4 series. So will propose to keep LLVM version
> unchanged for now.

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