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Please see the Known Issues for important information and limitations.

Second Life Project Viewer version

Released on January 03, 2014.

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[ Windows | Macintosh | Linux]

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Release Notes


Project HTTP Release Notes


Experimental Fix for Long-Standing DNS Problems
The mechanism used to perform DNS look ups was changed from an application-hosted DNS resolver to a combination of threads and the host operating system's resolver.
Mesh Download with Better TCP Connection Behavior
This release of the viewer reduces by 75% the number of connections used for downloading meshes. It also reuses these connections more effectively further reducing network demands. Those who have experienced connectivity problems from router instability or other networking problems may see a significant improvement.
General Reliability Improvements in Mesh Upload and Download
A great deal of work was put into the mesh upload and download code. Better error handling, less frequent request retries, removal of many thread issues and fixes for numerous smaller bugs are a part of this release.
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Resolved Issues

  • SH-4184 Mesh - continue progress on the conversion - less data copy, better thread usage, lower overhead
  • SH-4306 IM2 - Complete conversion of mesh downloaders to llcorehttp
  • SH-4362 IM3 Mesh uploaders ported to llcorehttp
  • SH-4364 IM7 Mesh throughput and cpu usage tuning (partial - sprint 1)
  • SH-4404 MM1 Mesh using llcorehttp library - Preparation to release a project viewer
  • SH-4645 Viewer hangs on exit after cancelling a mesh upload.

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Known Issues

  • MAINT-809 [PUBLIC]Setting 16x antialiasing crashes Viewer in Ubuntu 11.10 with GeForce 6600
  • MAINT-3200 WL Haze effects are inconsistent between solid and transparent objects under water.
  • MAINT-3197 Rigged alpha attachments don't render for impostors.
  • MAINT-3198 Legacy bumpiness renders funny on HUD faces with custom alpha mode
  • MAINT-3213 Brightness and Darkness legacy bump maps render incorrectly on Intel GPUs.
  • MAINT-3135 Cocoa Viewer: Mac: Maximizing the viewer leaves garbage on the screen
  • WEB-4659 Direct Delivery Outbox fails in Linux build
  • STORM-1971 MAC viewer - Renaming an object or clothing item in inventory results in automatic wearing