2020 Simulator User Group week #20 summary

Ostoja, March 2020 – blog post

The following notes were taken at the Simulator User Group meeting held on Tuesday, May 12th. Not a lot was discussed (again), so just a short update on server deployments / official viewer updates.

Simulator Deployments

Please refer to the simulator deployment thread for updates.

  • On Tuesday, May 12th, the majority of the grid was updated to server maintenance release 541440, comprising:
    • Updates to fix issues with the Name Change feature still calling avatars by their “old” names for up to a week (see BUG-228565).
    • Internal logging changes and improvements to how the simulator accesses internal servers.
    • A a fix to llBase64ToInteger, the colour space LSL functions.
    • This update could exacerbate issues with group notice time stamps failing to accurately report, which has been an issue on at least one RC channel (see: BUG-228562 Group Notice Timestamps don’t report accurately Server Channel 540369/ now 541440).
  • Updates are planned for the three RC channels, but at the time of writing, had yet to be announced. Commenting on the updates at the meeting, Rider Linden stated:

LeTigre and Magnum are getting competing fixes for the experience purchase problem [see Bug-228676]. BlueSteel, Snack and Preflight [two small-scale RC channels] are all getting an update that just internal fixes and extra logging.

Please refer to the deployment thread for further information / updates.

SL Viewer

On Monday, May 11th:

  • The Camera Presets RC viewer updated to version
  • The Love Me Render RC viewer updated to version
  • A new FMOD Studio update RC viewer, version, was issued.

The remaining official viewer pipelines are currently unchanged from the end of week #18:

  • Release channel cohorts:
    • CEF Special RC viewer, version, dated April 30th.
  • Project viewers:
    • Copy / Paste viewer, version, December 9, 2019.
    • Project Muscadine (Animesh follow-on) project viewer, version, November 22, 2019.
    • Legacy Profiles viewer, version, September 17, 2019. Covers the re-integration of Viewer Profiles.
    • 360 Snapshot project viewer, version, July 16, 2019.