Release Notes/Second Life Release/2.6.9

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Release Notes for SL Viewer v2.6.9 (231165) - Second Life Release

Released May 31, 2011

Crash and Performance Fixes

  • STORM-973 [crashhunters] Crash at LLViewerTextureList::removeImageFromList(LLViewerFetchedTexture *) [secondlife-bin llviewertexturelist.cpp]


  • EXP-754 [PUBLIC] Remember last email address for snapshots

Bug Fixes

  • EXP-809 Make Script Warning/Error window scrolling behavior match that of Chat history
  • STORM-477 Re-implement LLDir::getNextFileInDir() as an iterator object
  • STORM-1191 [VWR-24197] XUI attributes for path limit constraints inconsistent with actual constraints
  • STORM-1209 Object continue sending messages after user adding this object to block list
  • STORM-1260 Today's tip viewer-development build crashes on launch on Windows XP
  • VWR-25716 View Error Message when Land is Abandoned

Translation and Localization Updates

  • STORM-1236 [RESIZE TEXT BOX OR MODIFY TEXT] Snapshot: Please resize the text box or modify the text so that it fits.

Source and Build Changes

  • CHOP-619 Xoreax has fix for pre-compiled headers issue?
  • CHOP-624 Investigate to see if we can simplify precompiled headers

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Known Issues


DNS Error May Prevent Login for Mac OSX

  • EXP-772 [PUBLIC] Log in failure, keeps saying DNS cannot resolve hostname -and- EXP-687 Second Life viewer will not work on my laptop - A possible workaround is to add the free Google DNS servers to your network configuration, as described below.
Open 'System Preferences' -> 'Network' -> 'Advanced...' -> 'DNS'
Click "+" and type
Click "+" and type
Close 'System Preferences'
Restart Second Life

Crash when Deferred Rendering is Enabled

  • SH-1064 Crash in LLVertexBuffer::setupVertexBuffer - Reminder: In this release, Deferred Rendering is still experimental functionality and is not supported.

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Supported Viewers


With this release, we support Second Life Viewer versions 2.6.9 (231165), 2.6.8 (230359), and 1.23 (1.23.5), and Second Life Beta Viewer version 2.7.0 (230551). For more information, please go to the Supported Viewers wiki page.