[Cin] New monthly tars and pkgs available

Andrew Randrianasulu randrianasulu at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 00:05:59 CEST 2020

В сообщении от Wednesday 01 April 2020 01:03:27 Phyllis Smith написал(а):
> At the usual place, are tars and pkgs.  We specifically tested the package
> install on Mint 19.3 with no obvious problems but there is a limit of what
> we can do.  Arch and Tumbleweed were updated yesterday.
> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/pkgs/
> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/tars/
> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/CinelerraGG_Manual.pdf
> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/releasenotes.pdf
> Next month we will no longer provide Centos 7 and if Ubuntu 20 comes out on
> April 23, then will add that instead of Ubuntu 19 static tar.
> If no objections, we are going to take the Shape Wipe video transitions and
> switch them from png to jpg because they make the tars/pkgs files bigger
> thus slowing down the downloads.  Then we can add back some of the ones we
> eliminated to save on size.  We think the saving out weighs the quality of
> jpeg.

What about distributing many of them separately, as OS-independent package?

> A text copy of the release notes is below.
> ------------------------------------------------------
> Cinelerra-GG (Version Infinity)  Release Notes for 03/01/2020-03/31/2020
> for builds
> Thanks to *Olaf and Andrea* - Improvements to formatting for making the
> Manual easier to read and more professional looking were done by Olaf.
> Creating new images of better quality and consistency  were done by
> Andrea.  Plus corrections and some clarifications were added by them and
> others.
> Thanks to *Andrew* – Providing patches, alerting us of new versions
> available, and much early testing.
> 1. *OpenExr* has been upgraded from 2.2.1 to 2.4.1 (Andrew notification and
> assistance).
> 2. *OpenCV* upgrade for more recent distros from 3.4.1 to 4.2. Older O/S
> still at 3.4.1 +(Andrew patch).
> 3. A major *change to ID based references for plugins *to resolve a code
> flaw in copying was made.
> 4. *Usability Improvements*:
>     To make it easy for moving to the *next/previous auto *like fade or
> speed, added Alt-a/Ctrl-a
>        shortcuts and in keeping with keyframes, Alt-Shift-A and
> Ctrl-Alt-Shift-A (Deim31 noted).
>     Slider bars have been added to the *Projector and Camera *compositor
> menus for ease of use along
>        with tumblers to change the range.  All inter-related components are
> updated accordingly such as
>        the zoom bar ranges and the auto xyz lines (Dan feature request).
>     Another minor change to the *shortcut for “Delete last track” *from the
> lower case letter “d” to Ctrl-
>        Shift-D and finally to just Ctrl-d to make it less dangerous but at
> the same time still not too hard to
>        get to (IgorB suggestion for refinement).
>     Several *new ShapeWipe transitions* created by Rafa + others available
> to load locally.
>     The tips file and po file for *Spanish* were improved once again by
> RafaMar.
>     *Videoscope* changes (there will be a couple of more changes next
> month):
>         Added capability via an icon on the Compositor and Viewer windows
> to easily start up the scope
>            (BT #71 of Andrea and more recent Dan email).  Changes include
> the following:
>         Replaced menu buttons with a “Scopes” pulldown which is easier to
> understand.
>         Added a “Smooth” button for the purpose of aesthetics for not
> showing black line missing data.
>         Scope values show up without having to play first when enabled or
> when the window is resized.
>         Slider bars with reset button to modify the value for the Waveform
> and Vectorscope displays.
>         Additional choice for the waveform of “Waveform ply” added.
>         Note that it may run better with X11 as the video driver instead of
> OpenGl.
>     *Mixer window* changes:
>         - added a “Tile mixers” option easily accessible in the window
> which was previously only
>           available in the Window→Mixers pulldown.
>        - “Zoom” has been hooked up (Dan email report).
>        - there is now a “Playable” option for each window to save cpu usage
> time (Dan request).
>      *Zoom... *in the Compositor, Viewer, and Mixer windows has been
> renamed to Resize Window.
>      The compositor button bar has had “Generate Keyframes...” and
> “Keyframe Spanning” buttons
>         removed to make room for the Videoscope button.
>      Patches for render options have been worked by Andrew to include:
>         EXR - choices of B44, B44A, DWAA, DWAB
>         PNG - now has added choices in the render video wrench to include
> Compression level 0-9 and
>                    Depth of either 8 or 16 bits.
>         TIFF - new choices of LZW, LZWMA, Deflate.  Tiff now allows for
> future webp use.
>      New plugin “boxblur” to blur horizontal, vertical, and with power.
> Very fast; based on ffmpeg’s.
> 5. *Bugs/Issues fixed:*
>   Format /muxer render new button was fixed as it was not retaining
> settings correctly.
>   Fix for deadlock in Compositor when double click on the indicator bar and
> trying to drag after that +
>      another deadlock fixed when using [ and ] and labels  (Andrew noted
> and worked to reproduce).
>   Vaapi software fallback fix added so that when non-supported models, like
> 66, are not supported, the
>     software will automatically be in use instead (Jacek BT #383).
>   A few tweaks for BSD builds, bld_prepare script added libtool,
> shortcuts.html and plugin.opts.
>   Reverted h264_nvenc and h265_nvenc vaapi render options file back to
> medium as high was illegal.
>   A problem with keyfame paste track tabbing when trying to go to previous
> keyframe has been fixed.
>   Transition “Length” popup close session hang is now corrected.
>   Created image2 for ffmpeg streams when rendering such as in the case of
> webp (Rafa reported).
>   Fixed moving edits with plugins to retain status on/off status (Dan
> noted).
>   Transitions losing their setups when Generate keyframes while tweaking is
> set is fixed (Rafa found).
>   Bug in Shape Wipe jumping when going from Black to White has been fixed
> (Rafa analyzed).
>   *OpenEDL problem of saving within a layer so that is propagated up if
> quit in non-zero layer* (Dan).
>   Fixed bug in scale.C – autoaspect instead of audioaspect (Andrew found).
>   Mixer zoom refactoring and cleanup done.
>   DVD creation was limited to 100 sections but now goes up to 1000.
>   Home/End keys in some cases had to be hit twice to perform that function
> while playing – now fixed.
>   Crash when loading Exr sequence after files are deleted now gives a
> warning (Andrew found).
>   Aspect ratio in Compositor was fixed when do a split screen view (IgorBeg
> noted).
>   Bad clamps were fixed in the plugins, Color3way and Videoscope.
>   *Improvement to bluray script added (Sandhill Crane BT#398*).  More
> recommendations provided but
>      not yet analyzed and tested.
>   Build script tweaks for cross platform - a couple of days worth of
> testing all of the builds to prevent     surprises (reflects a lot of
> Andrew’s work/testing).  Includes lv2 fixes from Andrew.
>   Added blur_box as a template (in conjunction with need for Videoscpe) as
> it will be useful elsewhere.
>   Fix for cursor over button bar in the Compositor accidentally playing
> when Click to Play enabled.
>   Segv problem fixed for load server bug that has been in a long time and
> hard to believe not noticed.
>   On the scope window, calculate size of media and how many cpus exist to
> determine how many
>      threads to use; i.e. “load client throttle”.

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