release dates

Does anyone know when Blender 2.34 is coming out? It would be cool if there was something like a countdown on a website somewhere to successive Blender releases. Ok, it might not be easy to say what day exactly the next version will be released but even a weekly countdown.

When it’s done.

Sigh, my mum says that when she makes my tea but it don’t stop the hunger.

There is a count-down, look at blender.org.

we are in B-con 3 situation, which means that features are freezed, all is already in CVS, and the release is sheduled first week of august.

For a list of features in 2.34 :

http://www.blender3d.org/cms/Changes_since_2_33.319.0.html

Thanks Lukep, that’s what I wanted to know. I think I’m going to try and compile the Tahopuu tree and get into the habit of doing that to try out new features. I can’t wait for this next release - the subsurf creasing is what I want and the UV unwrapping features look nice.

I usually don’t try to compile binaries myself because I end up with a string of compile errors. That’s why I stopped programming because it just made my head hurt when I couldn’t figure out simple compile problems - normally they arose because I didn’t use the right precompiled header.

I liked the idea that Mozilla adopt with their nightly builds but I guess for Blender that might be a bit hard to do because it’s so big. Weekly builds might be ok, though. I’m sure if there was a repository, even users could build the tahopuu tree for each platform every week - it would take the heat off the developers and it would be easier to weed out bugs because more users would be able to get the pre-official release binaries.

Sigh, my mum says that when she makes my tea but it don’t stop the hunger.[/quote]

<offtopic>why are you having tea when you are hungry? :stuck_out_tongue: </offtopic>

Blender is much smaller than the 1000 pounds gorilla.

I you go to blender.org, you will find a testing build forum where user contributed test builds are presents.

Official test build can be there too

Some people in Scotland refer to what most people call dinner, tea. Likewise we call dinner what others call lunch. It causes some confusion. Same thing with us calling pants->trousers and underpants->pants.

I tried Blender.org. I couldn’t get into the site: http://projects.blender.org/projects/bf-blender/
it must be down or something. You’re right though, there is an OS X build in the forum with some of the tuhopuu build features so I’ll play around with it and it has supposedly fixed the integration with yafray. :smiley:

I will put there a release candidate for testing later today or tomorrow (Os X 10.3)

test build :
http://www.blender.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=phpBB2&file=viewtopic&t=4091

please test and report there

Nice one, I’ll get testing it out straight away. :smiley:

That build is OSX! Is there a windows build like that?

Yeah, if you go into the forum for test builds, there are a few for Windows.

This should be a link to the latest Windows test build:
http://www.netconnexion.ca/~gbeloin/elysiun/build/bfblender20040713.zip

Check other posts here if you have any trouble:
http://www.blender.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=phpBB2&file=viewforum&f=18

I think it’s prob around 1-2 of august.