» Blender 2.70 OSX 64-bit Intel + 32GB movie clip cache limit
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blender trunk, built on mountain lion, now compiled with cc/clang

Announcement #3 - 2014-01-18

I have been unable to upload my daily builds for a while now. I do make them available through Dropbox, if you are interested, you can just download it directly.

Announcement #2 - 2012-09-12

In order to keep the package size down and be able to upload it to graphicall.org, I've had to strip down the locale folders. I apologize for that, but my choices were either this or providing no uploads. The second newest OSX binary here is dated May 29th, so this seems an issue affecting other OSX builders as well.

Announcement #1

From time to time I cannot upload my build due to the size of the dmg file. I am using the strongest compression level, but the build is still over 60mb limit. For this reason, I am making my build available via Dropbox. That build is updated daily shortly after 05:00am, CST.

21 Comments so far. Leave yours.
11:10 September 19th, 2013
Can you help us on this thread?
http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?307859-Compiling-Error-svn-r60149-(OS-X)&p=2471351#post2471351
10:50 February 19th, 2013
20 . aloyr (builder)
hey, carlos, can you please try and see if you still have the problem now? often times there are small things broken on the code-base that gets fixed from one day to the next and i could not duplicate the problem on the latest build (54658).

thanks

-A
05:00 February 19th, 2013
there's a bug with image chooser on blender for macosx, it crashes when you choose preview on image chooser. other thing, Open shading language options crashes blender too sometimes.

MacOSX 10.6.8
Model Name: MacBook Pro
Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1
Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Type: GPU
Bus: Built-In
VRAM (Total): 384 MB
17:37 January 28th, 2013
18 . aloyr (builder)
No problem! I'm glad you got it working.
17:51 January 27th, 2013
just copied and worked just fine
thanks and sorry aloyr :)
13:18 January 27th, 2013
16 . aloyr (builder)
Yoyo, I've asked a few of my Mac friends to download and run my build. So far, none were able to reproduce the issue you reported... Could you confirm that you are not running the build from within the DMG file?

Thanks,
-A
09:42 January 24th, 2013
r54071
Displacement modifier is broken. Can't assign UV texture maps. (under tex panel/displ)
Is this a bug of the release or of the build I don't know.
Please, don't confuse it with cycles displ or such. It's about the displacement modifier/or the textures panel. Which actually keeps other textures fine.
I can still open and render the blend file on previous release (53993)
04:53 January 24th, 2013
14 . aloyr (builder)
Yoyo,

Ah! One change I did notice a while back was that now you NEED to move the application out of the DMG file. I provide a convenient shortcut to your /Applications folder right from the DMG, so you can click-and-drag to it. Before I used to test my builds from within the DMG file and now I can't do this. Something changed in the codebase that requires write-access to the blender app folder, which can't happen with the DMG file.

I also changed the freestyle build app to blender-freestyle, in case you want to keep that and a normal blender app on the /Applications folder.

Please try that and see if it works for you.

-A
04:47 January 24th, 2013
13 . aloyr (builder)
yoyo, can you be more specific? i test my builds before uploading (aside from using them regularly) and they work fine on my 2 macs. i am running osx 10.8.2.
18:44 January 20th, 2013
since a while all your builds doesn't work on my mountain lion
16:37 September 9th, 2012
11 . aloyr (builder)
thanks for the tip, cseder, i've actually been compiling with cc/clang for a while now, so you should see the performance gains there. Also, I've changed the default movie clip cache limit from the stock 1024 to 32gb, matching the value on the 2.64a release by the BF, so if you are looking forward to playing around with the movie clip editor, this is a decent build to get... :)
06:56 August 14th, 2012
Only Gcc 4.7+ supports OpenMP for the fastest multithreading. Gcc 4.2.1 is ages old. If you swap gcc for cc in your scons config, you use Clang 3.1 instead.
I will upload a x64 Gcc 4.7 + OpenMP build soon.
17:20 July 23rd, 2012
9 . aloyr (builder)
compositor should be fixed a while back already...
16:26 June 22nd, 2012
compositor ist not working!
19:57 February 14th, 2012
Hello
I have plenty of problem with this Blender 2.61 (Lion) when I try to add material in Lux.
My mac is a Imac Intel 10.6.8 64 bits 12GB
http://www.pasteall.org/blend/11685
Thanks
Spender.
09:31 February 11th, 2012
6 . aloyr (builder)
Spender, I am not sure. I don't have 10.5 to test... all my systems are running Lion now... sorry. :(
I would be interested to know if this works for you, though. Could you test if it works and let us know your results?

Thanks,

-A
07:03 February 10th, 2012
Hello
Can I use this ( 10.7 Lion) upgrade on my Imac Intel i5 64 bits 12GB ( 10.6.8 Snow Leopard )
Thanks
Spender
18:04 December 19th, 2011
4 . aloyr (builder)
alikandarfen,

gpu support in cycles is for nvidia cards only. ati/amd cards are not supported (that i know of). more info here: http://blenderartists.org/forum/archive/index.php/t-217524.html
21:39 November 12th, 2011
Hi,

I am using a macbook pro 2011 on Lion 10.7.2 (AMD radeon HD 6750m)

Using Cycles, its OK with CPU. But with GPU it gives me a totally black rendered image... (it terminates immediatly whatever the number of samples is).

Is that normal ? Or how to correct this ?

Thanks !
08:01 November 12th, 2011
2 . aloyr (builder)
Sciman3, I used scons to compile, which uses the stock gcc from osx dev tools. that gcc is version 4.2, as shown below.

gcc --version
i686-apple-darwin11-llvm-gcc-4.2 (GCC) 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2335.15.00)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
18:56 November 8th, 2011
What compiler did you compile this with? gcc 4.6.x?
Feeling talkative?
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