Author Topic: Maya Jobtype, v4.0-5 Released!  (Read 2077 times)

shinya

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Maya Jobtype, v4.0-5 Released!
« on: March 21, 2006, 03:15:22 AM »
Aloha,

We've addressed many issues found in the previous release, 4.0-0,
and have posted fixes for them in this release 4.0-5. 
The release notes for this version are below.

You may download version 4.0-5 here:

http://ftp.pipelinefx.com/smf/downloads/jobtypes/maya/

Please download and install the appropriate versions for your systems.

Thank you,

Pipelinefx Support Team


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@RELEASE: 4.0-5 (2006-03-20)

@IMPORTANT:

Please read the README.txt file for the latest important information
regarding the installation and use of this package.

@COMPATIBILITY:

This release requires qube-core version 4.0-5 or above.

@SUMMARY:

The biggest change in this release is the better handling of stdout
and stderr log output, which will enable easier troubleshooting of
render job problems.  Also, this release includes a number of
bug-fixes and/or small enhancements, along with some internal changes
for future maintainability.  Upgrading from the previous version is
strongly recommended.

@FEATURE: Better logging

This version supports better handling of maya stdout and stderr
log messages.

@FEATURE: Better OSX support

Added back-end code to search default system directories for Maya
installation, and set up MAYA_LOCATION properly, to better support OSX
maya installations.

@BUGFIX: mentalray render problem

Fixed issues where mentalray for Maya would repeatedly render every
single frame in the frame range.

@BUGFIX: mayaFormat implementation

The mayaFormat (-mf) option has been implemented.

@BUGFIX: Qubic! GUI "format:" field

The "format:" field in the Qubic! GUI submission dialog now works
properly.

@CHANGE: Launch Qubic! menu item removed

@CHANGE: Internal cleanup and reorganization of files and functions

Internal cleanup of code and reorganization of files and functions
were done, for better maintainability.