[Bf-committers] Blender developers meeting notes - 2018-08-06

Sergey Sharybin sergey.vfx at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 18:51:14 CEST 2018

He everyone,

Here are the notes from today's developer meeting. Next meeting is Monday,
13 August 10:00 CEST (08:00 UTC).

1) Blender 2.8

- Grease pencil is nicely under control, no big issues are reported, all
the reports atre tackled quick. Good work!
- Bastien spent all the time in the bug tracker, fixing lots of bugs!
- Clement optimized mapping node, now it does not recompile shader.
- Updated planning for SIGGRAPH release and further Beta will be announced
- Sergey was working on OpenSubdiv modifier (CPU side). Getting close to
enabling it in the official builds.
- Weekly reports:
* Bastien Montagne
* Clément Foucault
* Sergey Sharybin:

2) Google Summer of Code

- Student's evaluation and code submission started now. Deadline is 14th
August. Don't miss it!
- After that mentor's evaluation starts.

- Weekly reports:
* Erik Englesson:
* Geraldine Chua:
* Leonardo E. Segovia:
* Yiming Wu:

3) Other topics

- Libraries update is still needed.
- For Freetype update see https://developer.blender.org/D3581
- Arto and Ray are working on a cmake script to update all libraries at
once! Sergey will check on using same update script on Linux as well.

With best regards, Sergey Sharybin

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