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Release Notes for v3.6.6 (280939) - Second Life Viewer

Known Issues
Please see the Known Issues for important information and limitations.

Second Life Release Viewer version 3.6.6.280939

Released on September 13, 2013.

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[ Windows | Macintosh | Linux]

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Release Notes

 

This release contains avatar rendering performance work as well as numerous bugfixes:

  • Automatic avatar render limit and feedback system
    • rendering optimizations
    • avatar render cost information
    • simple impostors
    • graphics pref update
    • new debug setting "RenderAutoMuteRenderCostLimit" sets render cost cutoff point (default 0 = disabled cutoff check)
  • Extra particle parameters: http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/LlParticleSystem
  • Orientation data no longer lost on TP
  • Multiple Crash fixes
  • Bugfixes
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Resolved Issues

 
  • CHUI-836 [CHUIBUG]Opening chat history from the conversation log sometimes crashes the viewer
  • MAINT-1260 Viewer Missing syntax highlighting for newish prim parameters
  • MAINT-1291 Enable Debug GL crashes the viewer to the desktop
  • MAINT-1312 Tooltip for script constant PRIM_TEMP_ON_REZ has a typo ("temporay")
  • MAINT-1452 Viewer floods the log file with hundreds of exactly the same lines
  • MAINT-1555 Incorrect Texture Memory on Mac Client
    • MAINT-2003 Feature Request - Mac memory multiple limiting texture memory to 256mb
  • MAINT-1842 Viewer crash when uploading specific mesh.
  • MAINT-1930 [crashhunters] crash in LLVOVolume::calcLOD()
  • MAINT-2003 Feature Request - Mac memory multiple limiting texture memory to 256mb
  • MAINT-2302 Tests frequently fail on Windows builds
  • MAINT-2370 Create full avatar / stand-in swapping mechanism in the viewer
  • MAINT-2371 Profile current pipeline for displaying crowd scenes
  • MAINT-2386 Viewer crashes when user move landmarks from Inventory -> Landmarks or Places to Favorite bar
  • MAINT-2388 Crashing on attempt to upload rigged mesh DAE file
  • MAINT-2390 llSetTextureAnim Disabling on rigged mesh not working properly
  • MAINT-2407 'Stop animating me' spams server
    • MAINT-2867 [PUBLIC] Object can obtain and retain permissions indefinitely without avatar's knowledge and no way of knowing who took it - possible security issue
      • MAINT-2879 Viewer should revoke animation permissions with "Stop Animating Me"
  • MAINT-2410 Extra Particle Parameters
  • MAINT-2417 Update Graphics tab layout
  • MAINT-2426 Viewer support for new simulator AvatarRenderInfo capability
  • MAINT-2433 Clean up mesh http status code usage
  • MAINT-2436 Viewer crash on uploading collada with wrong number of indices in <polylist>
  • MAINT-2461 [crashhunters] crash in LLViewerRegion::getOriginGlobal
    • MAINT-2811 Viewer-cat crashes after teleport: WARNING: LLOctreeNode<class LLDrawable>::insert: Octree insertion failed, starting over from root!
  • MAINT-2506 Viewer support for PERMISSION_SILENT_ESTATE_MANAGEMENT and PERMISSION_OVERRIDE_ANIMATIONS
  • MAINT-2507 Viewer is missing syntax highlighting for new MAINT-2410 particle parameters
  • MAINT-2510 Time can go backwards for viewer animation, assert fires
  • MAINT-2511 Mesh requests not handling time outs
  • MAINT-2518 Viewer LLViewerTextureList::removeImageFromList() shouldn't crash
  • MAINT-2548 Add debug viewer render info for the AV metrics
  • MAINT-2558 Add viewer option for more logging on avatar render info
  • MAINT-2595 Viewer spams log at startup with Vivox caps issue
  • MAINT-2598 Viewer logs warning about VoiceServiceConnectionStateChangedEvent
  • MAINT-2605 Eliminate LLControlGroup::set warning when starting the viewer
  • MAINT-2612 compiling error "indra_lval was not declared in this scope" on local Mac.
  • MAINT-2624 unexpected crash around Content-Range: header processing
  • MAINT-2647 Objects failing to render
  • MAINT-2672 lscript lex/yacc files don't work with bison >= 2.7 on windows
  • MAINT-2676 Set home to here - screen_home.bmp not saved
  • MAINT-2686 [simon-ll-viewer-cat] Path cut, hollow and slice break planar texture mapping on prims
  • MAINT-2711 Add missing LSL constants for llGetObjectDetails() to the viewer
  • MAINT-2764 [simon-ll-viewer-cat] Planar texture mapping with bumpiness and path cut breaks under forward rendering
  • MAINT-2808 Viewer side : Stats for OBJECT_ATTACHMENT_GEOMETRY_BYTES and OBJECT_ATTACHMENT_SURFACE_AREA do not return to the 'no attachments' values after avatar removes last attachment
    • MAINT-2709 Add LSL access to simulator's rendering information
    • MAINT-2854 Server fix - Stats for OBJECT_ATTACHMENT_GEOMETRY_BYTES and OBJECT_ATTACHMENT_SURFACE_AREA do not return to the 'no attachments' values after avatar removes last attachment
    • MAINT-2316 Automatic avatar render limit and feedback system
  • MAINT-2811 Viewer-cat crashes after teleport: WARNING: LLOctreeNode<class LLDrawable>::insert: Octree insertion failed, starting over from root!
  • MAINT-2875 Menubar entry for Fly should show Page Up + Add menu item for Stop Flying
  • MAINT-2879 Viewer should revoke animation permissions with "Stop Animating Me"
  • MAINT-3016 Viewer freezes attempting to stop Internet audio stream
  • MAINT-3020 [CHUI] Torn off nearby chat is no longer visible after exiting mouselook
  • MAINT-3046 Viewer-Lion Crashes on logout
  • MAINT-3065 Avatar render info's 'geometry' stat is unpredictable for linked objects
    • MAINT-2426 Viewer support for new simulator AvatarRenderInfo capability
  • MAINT-3073 [CHUIBUG] fix emotes in Compact mode
  • MAINT-3095 Viewer crashes after opening Nearby chat history, if it is empty.
  • MAINT-3110 new crash in LLNotificationsUI::LLHandlerUtil::logToIMP2P
  • MAINT-3128 Advanced graphical settings are not changing when dragging "Quality and Speed" slider
  • MAINT-318 [PUBLIC][crashhunters] llerrs in LLRender::flush() on nvidia
  • MAINT-528 The constant STATUS_BLOCK_GRAB_OBJECT does not parse as a constant, though it does compile correctly.
  • MAINT-755 [PUBLIC]Crash occurs while enabling Debug GL option on iMac
  • SH-4190 Reactivate unit tests neutered under MAINT-3202
    • MAINT-2302 Tests frequently fail on Windows builds
  • STORM-1552 Captive network login page ends up in the gputable and featuretable files, does not parse
    • STORM-1556 Captive network login page hangs the viewer with a white screen instead of the spiffy login thing


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Known Issues

 
  • MAINT-809 [PUBLIC]Setting 16x antialiasing crashes Viewer in Ubuntu 11.10 with GeForce 6600
  • MAINT-3135 Cocoa Viewer: Mac: Maximizing the viewer leaves garbage on the screen.
  • WEB-4659 Direct Delivery Outbox fails in Linux build
  • BUG-3848 COCOA Beta - Saving a snapshot to computer causes movement controls to break.
  • BUG-3875 MAC viewer - Renaming an object or clothing item in inventory results in automatic wearing
  • NORSPEC-273 Legacy bumpiness renders funny on HUD faces with custom alpha mode
  • NORSPEC-275 Brightness and Darkness legacy bump maps render incorrectly on Intel GPUs.
  • NORSPEC-311 WL Haze effects are inconsistent between solid and transparent objects under water.
  • NORSPEC-342 Rigged alpha attachments don't render for impostors.