[Cin] July monthly builds available BUT lots of clean up still..

Andrew Randrianasulu randrianasulu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 18:46:01 CEST 2020

В сообщении от Saturday 01 August 2020 19:00:56 Phyllis Smith via Cin написал(а):
> We had a lot of problems with the builds yesterday so have a lot of cleanup
> and documentation fixes to do yet this weekend.  Some problems listed here.

Problems nearly always sad and definitely time consuming.. Sorry to hear that.

I was looking at gitweb, and new tag (2020-07 ?) not yet appeared, so I
can sleep some more and wait for clean-up to complete.

Thanks a ton, everyone!

> Tumbleweed (Leap-ish) may be eliminated next month because it is very
> time-consuming to upgrade this Operating System every month since it is not
> a distro that we use on a daily basis.  It has been a problem every month;
> for example 2,000 packages had to be updated for it between June 29 and
> July 29 and then it did not work correctly.  Instead we ended up doing a
> brand new install which also took a lot of time (about 4 hours).  So unless
> we get feedback that it is worth the time, it will be dropped.
> Leap 15-02 build and Mint 20 are new builds this month but installing has
> not been tested or updated on the website due to time constraints.
> Arch, Tumbleweed, and Gentoo are OK but GG had to make some changes.
> ------------------------ *Release Notes *(found on website as usual)
> Cinelerra-GG (Version Infinity)  Release Notes for 07/01/2020-07/31/2020
> for builds
> 1. *Upgraded several thirdparty libraries* to include:
>     *FFmpeg to 4.3* – with new plugins of asubboost (audio) and addroi,
> bilateral, cas, dblur, gradients,
>        median, photosensitivity, scdet, scroll, sierpinski, thistogram,
> tmedian, untile, v360, yaepblur
>       (video) plugins.  You can use “i” in the Resources window and mouse
> on each to get short
>       information.
>     *+ turbo-jpeg, vorbis, x265, vpx, lv2, aom, and dav1d.*
> 2.  Mint 20 builds are now available and Leap is updated to 15.2.2.
> 3.  *Gang modes*, which includes Gang Channels mode for DAW-like editing,
> has minor improvements:
>     - Using Shift on the gang mode toggle, switches back to the previous
> mode thus making it easy to
>       see a different view temporarily in order to view the actual track
> lineup.
>     - Gang Channel icon in the top line of the timeline, is yellow to help
> make it clear that you are in this
>        mode.  The Gang Media icon is red as a warning of this mode.  The
> default Gang None is just in a
>        theme related ordinary color, often white.
>     - A slight change in the order of symbols in the Patchbay has been made
> for aesthetic purposes.
>     - Wysiwig tweak for ganging set of the Master Track for channels.
> 4.  *Align Timecodes* feature has been added based on different timecodes
> or timings included with the
>      files.  LTC from external generated audio has not been incorporated
> due to lack of proper test
>      material.  Usage description is included temporarily as a pdf file
> attached to BT# 448 (which
>      prompted this incomplete feature).
> 5. *Tracks Swap Up/Down* added to the Tracks pulldown to provide previous
> capability that was in
>      “move up”/”move down”.
> 6. *Usability Improvements:*
>     In the Viewer window, you can, but no longer have to press Rewind
> button to start Play over again.
>       This includes play, fast play, play reverse, and fast play reverse
> (Skinkie BT #463).
>     Many FFmpeg plugins required the use of the Apply button before a
> parameter change would take
>       effect.  Now when you type in a parameter change and hit the Enter
> key, the change will take effect
>       (Skinkie BT #464).
>     *Auto Rotate for ffmpeg video that has “metadata” *defining the
> rotation in 90 degree increments has
>       been implemented and is now the default, but you can change this in
> Settings→Preferences,
>       Appearance, Flags (Ig0r forum “Rotation metadata usage in
> viewer/compositor”).
>     Added a dump_stack to the generated crash dumps so that this
> information is always included, thus
>       making user crash dumps more valuable for analysis and potentially
> fixing the bugs that are found.
>     *Subtitles now have a choice of format* in that menu; srt for SubRip
> which is now the default, sub
>        for Subviewer and udvd which was the original MicroDVD format
> (RafaMar BT #475).
>     *Mix master*s menu item added under the Window pulldown → Mixers
> subwindow.  This additional
>        feature makes it very easy to get into the multi-camera mixer mode
> after tracks have already been
>        set up and edited.
>     When using “File by Reference”  if you exit without “saving”, a
> reminder will popup to allow you to
>        choose to save so that you do not lose work.
>     Minor Spanish translation update (from Rafamar).
> 7. *Bugs/Issues fixed:*
>     The “drag” checkbox for the following plugins has had a major rework
> done:
>         Sketcher, CriKey, Title, Tracer, and Boxblur
>     Change prompted by BT #482 from RafaMar which was a bug.  Two
> additional bugs were found
>        while working this problem and have now been fixed too.  The “drag”
> value is no longer saved in
>        the keyframe.
>     Problem with resizing the textbox with the Y axis has been fixed
> (RafaMar BT #456, subtitle).
>     The Mask has been tweaked to fix an edge case of 128 cpus which lead to
> undesirable lines.
>     An Index bug that has been around for some time where the drawing on
> the timeline did not
>        complete, has been fixed.
>     A reference count has been added in 19 places to keep track of cache as
> a design implementation
>        change to resolve occasional SEGV crashes.
>     Fixed break created by creating a clip in OpenEDL edit mode (Fary54 BT
> #470).
>     Fixed a bug in ffmpeg scan remap code.
>     Applied a modified patch for configure.ac with a precedence problem in
> at least 3 different places
>       (Ferdnyc supplied patch information in BT 473).
>     Hang cinelerra_18388.dmp when use “s” in OpenEDL level (BT #470 Fary54
> and Andrea both
>        reproduced this bug).
>     If Render Farm is enabled and you render a single frame, it was
> creating multiple output instead of
>       just 1.  This is now fixed.
>     ResampleRT plugin to speed up and slow down the audio is now fixed
> (Houku BT#474).  A fix for a
>        segv that occurred while testing has been made also.
>     Fixed affine.C and interp.h which are used in the Motion and
> Perspective plugins, as well as in other
>        places, for various boundary conditions (Georgy aka sge, patch in BT
> #474).
>     A mod has been added to fix usage of Paste in the Resources window when
> preview media is enabled
>       (RafaMar BT # 476).
>     PatchB for ffmpeg is a temporary patch until a new release that
> includes this ssse3 patch is available.
>        It fixes a padding issue of 16 as 4 was insufficient.
>     A fix for another vicon thread lock problem has been added through
> rework (Armandux BT #481) +
>        fixed a discovered problem of vicon interruption during a render
> operation.
>     Tweaked Closed Caption text fonts (for personal use).
>     Fixed sync EDL for plugin gui flip out and tweaked plugin gui id’s.
>     Changed vrender reconfigure to fix a problem.
>     Added listbox selection index range tests to prevent issues.
>     Modification made to the build procedure to allow for Cuda version 11.
>     A fix to also change the length in OpenEDL of the audio has been added
> (Fary54 BT#430).

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