Release Notes/Second Life Beta Viewer/3.4.2

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Known Issues
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Release Notes for v3.4.2 (266995) - Second Life Beta Viewer

Released November 15, 2012

Installer Downloads

Windows | Mac | Linux

Resolved Issues

  • Flexi softness of 1 causes prims to become flat at lower LODs
  • [PUBLIC]Poor performance on HP Mini 311 netbook running on nVidia ION graphics
  • Merchant Outbox import failures
  • [crashhunters] crash on startup in LLPipeline::init()
  • Top Scripts: Break down usage by parcel
  • [PUBLIC]Estate access lists for groups and residents are blank when "Allow public access" is checked.
  • [PUBLIC]Renaming a new inventory item while filtering item names renames parent folder instead.
  • [PUBLIC]Delay Restart causes region restart to be cancelled
  • 404 errors appear in the log when opening the World Map
  • Shadows are wrong rendered and flickering in Big Highes
  • Render Metadata > Physics Shapes shows inconsistent information
  • [PUBLIC] Disabling Basic Shaders Now Changes Terrain Appearance
  • Viewer Group Invitation picker needs to limit to 100 residents
  • DoF looks partly sharp and partly blurry at a certain distance
  • Severe performance issues on 3.3.2 (258114) Release and 3.3.3 (259197) Beta in "Add scroll list item"
  • Navmesh disabled when graphics settings are changed while it is being used
  • Changes in Preferences dialog stops work of Pathfinding View/Test functionality
  • TargetOmega object's rotation resets
  • [PUBLIC]texture discard level is inconsistent between sessions
  • [PUBLIC_JIRA_USERS][crashhunters] crash at LLViewerTextureList::removeImageFromList(LLViewerFetchedTexture *) [secondlife-bin llviewertexturelist.cpp]
  • As a viewer architect, I would like to understand how fast each of the components of the texture pipeline can run in isolation
  • Use the correct "0" range for sculpt fetching instead of an arbitrary big range
  • implement a fast cache system for texture fetching
  • clear ghost and stale texture fetching requests in time
  • sometimes white corner scale widgets are not clickable
  • Download bandwidth drops off while gray textures remain visible
  • delay to issue new http fetching requests if http connection failure happens
  • Prevent poling on prio 0 textures, allow the per frame texture lists length to be modifiable
  • Many "HTTP GET failed errors" with Drano merge candidate 255539
  • cached sculpties do not load at the correct LOD.
  • Viewer UI corrupt after updating viewer cache preference
  • Bump maps are not loaded until objects change LOD
  • Textures are loaded at lower detail on subsequent log-ins
  • Code-Signing for OSX 10.8
  • Viewer versions can be built from same repository for OSX
  • As a user, I would like quicker access to the volume sliders found in preferences
  • Add "Copy SLURL" to context menu when right clicking Landmarks in Inventory
  • Every time a prim is selected with the build floater open a warning is displayed in the log that the viewer can't get ParcelMediaURLFilterList cap creating a loss in framerate.
  • Block and Ignore buttons on llDialog() menus overlap when there is only one button
  • Blocking an avatar does not derender worn lights
  • Inventory gear menu remains on screen after floater is closed
  • Rename Delay Restart button to Cancel Restart
  • Animations with included hand poses randomly overridden by other animations with hand poses and or 'hand_motion' (background anim)
  • Deferred normal buffer does not preserve negative Z
  • Rotating doors do not get their position updated on screen for the first time after logging in
  • Primitives not rebuilt after hitting CTRL Z to cancel a translation or rotation in Build/Edit mode
  • Box is not moved up by LSL script at once
  • Circuit remains in place, but the object is returned to its original position
  • Beta & Dev Viewers cannot render PF Characters
  • [PATHBUG] Dev Viewers cannot render PF Characters
  • Large group management changes
  • Texture stalls and threading models
  • As Gatekeeper, I like binaries downloaded from a web browser to be signed
  • Flexi attachments stop flexing after teleport on Second Life 3.4.2 (266708) Beta Viewer
  • Can not put more than one object into the contents of an object
  • Changes of properties for object from content of other object are not saved

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Known Issues


Direct Delivery issues with Linux viewers

  • Direct Delivery Outbox fails in Linux build

Anti-aliasing issues in Ubuntu

  • Setting 16x antialiasing crashes Viewer in Ubuntu 11.10 with GeForce 6600

Server release notes URL

  • Error fetching server release notes URL.

Errors when teleporting

  • Multiple Teleports Causing Errors.

Compatibility with Microsoft SkyDrive

  • Viewers crash when opening a file or directory selector window when SkyDrive is installed.

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Supported Viewers


With this release, we support Second Life Release versions 3.4.1 (266581), 3.3.4 (262321), 3.3.3 (260300), and Second Life Beta Viewer version 3.4.2 (266995). For more information, please go to the Supported Viewers wiki page.