[Flightgear-devel] Segfault in current master when specified aircraft could not be found

2013-09-13 Thread Stefan Seifert
Hi! When starting fg with an invalid aircraft, it segfaults after printing the message: Cannot find specified aircraft: 777 Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. 0x77970d44 in pthread_mutex_lock () from /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (gdb) thread apply all bt Thread 5 (Thread

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Howto download aircraft ( and others data ) from Git

2013-09-03 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 03 September 2013 11:51:34 Saikrishna Arcot wrote: *: Technically, a torrent download of the bundle would allow you pause and resume, so if there are cut-outs, you won't have to restart. That being said, downloading 5 GB on a phone line will take a long time (a week?). Actually

[Flightgear-devel] Article about non-profit organizations for free software

2013-08-08 Thread Stefan Seifert
Hi! we had the discussion a while ago and now lwn.net published a great article on the subject: http://lwn.net/Articles/561336/ According to http://wiki.flightgear.org/Project_Infrastructure_Enhancements it's still an open issue on how to handle donations to FlightGear. Well worth a read,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] reminder: entering feature freeze now

2013-06-20 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 20 June 2013 17:55:40 grtuxhangar team wrote: I guess the professional you are has done statistics about the FG users world, thus you are able to be more precise about those unfortunate users who are getting only the single frame per second, which hardware? which operating systems

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Atmospheric Light Scattering

2013-04-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 27 April 2013 13:31:33 Vivian Meazza wrote: What is the real problem? I've got a little list: I don't want to download fgdata/fg/sg to find that I have to spend hours fixing up my work. I'd rather get on with my own stuff. I don't want to download fg/sg to find

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Atmospheric Light Scattering

2013-04-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 25 April 2013 01:34:12 henri orange wrote: It is not the Atmospheric Light Scattering, we want. Referring to your explanation, and some other talks you had with Emilian ( who unfortunately gave up ), you are ignoring the flightgear users community interest. It is not the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Atmospheric Light Scattering

2013-04-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 25 April 2013 14:45:05 henri orange wrote: So, your long answer to explain you don't like Rembrandt and you prefer to work on your own system, as just been underlined there by you. Your conclusion is REMOVE REMBRANDT and keep up my own development This clarify to everybody your

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Atmospheric Light Scattering

2013-04-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 25 April 2013 15:41:54 henri orange wrote: Here is quoted Renk sentence himself: I hope you have the fairness to ask FredB to remove Rembrandt then as well, because we need to ship the default rendering scheme such that users without good graphics cards... I know, you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Keyboard bindings

2013-03-04 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 04 March 2013 15:38:45 James Turner wrote: You're the third person to say the same thing. But again, you don't actually want to change the FoV at all. What you're doing (and everyone else) is using this feature to look around 3D cockpits, right? In other word, our cockpit navigation

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Advanced Weather updates

2013-03-03 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 03 March 2013 11:56:44 Vivian Meazza wrote: James Turner On 3 Mar 2013, at 10:29, Vivian Meazza vivian.mea...@lineone.net wrote: Well gitorious is good for something! The patches still exist! I've put them here if anyone wants to do something with them:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FG vs. FSX demo

2013-02-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 27 February 2013 09:10:01 Vivian Meazza wrote: Linear features for the scenery (roads, railways, rivers) are already under development for FG: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/57645542/fgfs-screen-129.png That is a small area of Kent, UK. It is very possible to use the accurately

Re: [Flightgear-devel] download_and_compile.sh one git repository or serveral.

2013-02-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 24 February 2013 22:18:05 Pat wrote: Anders made a suggestion on IRC I'm going to follow up on. You can have local git clones that share the same .git/* files via file links ..you feed 4 build trees from 1 git clone, how? A du -sch $git-n-build-trees on them all? You

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Low visibility issues

2013-02-24 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 24 February 2013 18:46:08 Vivian Meazza wrote: I'm probably a day late and a dollar short here - but try as I will so far I've failed to find a visibility slider under environment-weather. It's probably staring me in the face - but could someone point it out to me? In the Weather

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Discussion culture clashes

2013-02-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 23 February 2013 07:33:54 Renk Thorsten wrote: - I agree with Vivian, we can't do realistic distances for radar because of memory issues Lorenzo: the reason to be of the EQUIPMENT is to override the limit of the EYE vision. Are we doing the error to merging this two ? -

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Low visibility issues

2013-02-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 23 February 2013 12:21:02 Emilian Huminiuc wrote: So in the default scheme we load 9 tiles at startup, then we keep loading tiles in the direction we're traveling, and those initial tiles remain resident in the tile cache for a while (in case you decide to double back). So there's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Low visibility issues

2013-02-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 23 February 2013 13:20:49 Emilian Huminiuc wrote: Guess what happens when memory is limited and visibility is set to 120km? You see the end of the world, because no more tiles can be loaded to reach that distance. Guess what you need to adjust then, independent of what the real

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Color-shifts for textures

2013-01-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 28 January 2013 08:02:14 Renk Thorsten wrote: Any additional uniform takes time to be set up in the driver. Any code that is in the shader and that cannot be optimized away at *link* time of the shader may take registers which affects the partitioning and the amount of

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Color-shifts for textures

2013-01-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 28 January 2013 08:46:02 Renk Thorsten wrote: Well, yes, that I know - this is why the performance/quality steps in the framework utilize mostly different shaders rather than one shader with if-statements. But we were talking about *optional* usage of the framework making things

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear windows compile- mathlib.c/test_state_machine

2013-01-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 23 January 2013 13:48:44 Alan Teeder wrote: I think that we all know that, but unfortunately it is something that we have to live with - FG is multiplatform. Sorry - but please don´t blame the messenger. ;-( Wouldn't it be possible to compile this file in C++ mode? That's the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Musings on FG on Linux/Windows

2012-11-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 28 November 2012 18:05:53 Arnt Karlsen wrote: Is there a way to manage packaging across distros? ..not _a_, but _many_ ways. Debian probably has the best (and biggest) pile of tools to do this, I have this vision of somebody running this virtual build-n-test cluster off his

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Musings on FG on Linux/Windows

2012-11-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 27 November 2012 07:56:02 Renk Thorsten wrote: Binary releases on Linux are /possible/ but a pain - working with each distro's packaging system is definitely the way to go, in my opinion. That basically seems to require that everyone who wants most recent FG needs to update to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Musings on FG on Linux/Windows

2012-11-26 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 26 November 2012 09:45:51 Renk Thorsten wrote: I am genuinely at a loss here. A normal Linux user has practically no change to get last stable on his box running if it isn't in his distro - a normal Windows user gets everything nice and streamlined. Does anyone else understand

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Merge request #181

2012-10-05 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 05 October 2012 07:01:37 Renk Thorsten wrote: * take a clean copy of a rebased master into a new branch * edit in all the changes I want to have in the merge request, copy in all new files * do a merge request from there rather than from my actual devel branch But this doesn't

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgdata trouble

2012-09-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 23 September 2012 10:19:52 Alan Teeder wrote: The reason I quoted 10 Gb is that my fgdate/.git/objects directory is currently 8.9Gb, and I assumed that is what gets downloaded during a clone. I bow to your wisdom if you say that it is only 4.9Gb. Since really only the initial clone

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear Usability

2012-08-12 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 12 August 2012 16:07:18 Martin Spott wrote: Whereas there's little use of TerraSync without the FG flight sim, there are plausible usage scenarios for FGCom _without_ FlightGear, let's say for ATC. Therefore, while it makes sense to package FGCom alongside with FlightGear for the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Release 2.8.0: feature freeze starts now

2012-07-01 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 01 July 2012 15:47:11 ThorstenB wrote: Yes, building inside the source tree has all kinds of pitfalls. And due to the .gitignore files which are there to ignore all generated files (and keep them from being accidentally committed to git), it's almost impossible to tell whether a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Nasal performance

2012-05-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 22 May 2012 13:04:24 Andy Ross wrote: On 05/20/2012 11:37 AM, Stefan Seifert wrote: Generational garbage collection is not that difficult. When you have a working mark sweep GC, extending it to be generational is rather straight forward and can greatly reduce GC runtime

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Nasal performance

2012-05-20 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 20 May 2012 16:59:40 Vivian Meazza wrote: Andy also says of GC: Fancy items like generational collectors fail the small and simple criteria and are not likely to be included. Generational garbage collection is not that difficult. When you have a working mark sweep GC, extending

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Water shader issues

2012-04-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 23 April 2012 07:05:58 Renk Thorsten wrote: See above. All I can say is that I am really, genuinely frustrated with the way this is going, and so I will simply put the matter to rest, restrict myself to making my own set of shaders faster and just shut up. Please don't. Framerate is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Water shader issues

2012-04-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 22 April 2012 14:46:09 Bertrand Coconnier wrote: And if, at the end of the day, your change is not included in FG, will it be that terrible ? As a user, I would answer this with yes. Water looks fantastic in FG but it's also taking quite some toll in performance. Since performance

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Willfully violating Google Terms of Use

2012-03-12 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 12 March 2012 11:17:05 Martin Spott wrote: No, not by looking at a map, but by buying a printed map - which is what I stated above. Since you hardly get your hands onto commercial, printed maps (which I believe is the item we're talking about) without the act of buying the media,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Double Input Resolution?

2012-03-09 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 09 March 2012 13:27:19 Eric van den Berg wrote: Agreed, but the as you are saying, the brake is hydraulic and therefore there will always be a valve that traps the hydraulic fluid and keeps the pressure on the brake pistons. This valve will always only be fully closed in the end

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Project Rembrandt - next steps

2012-03-04 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 04 March 2012 17:30:41 Christian Schmitt wrote: Curtis Olson wrote: I have a local branch I've created here for some experimentation. When ever I do a git pull from the gitorious repository, I do that in the next/master branches. Then I switch to my local branch and type git

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re : Re : Looking at a nice project from

2012-02-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 25 February 2012 11:21:03 Martin Spott wrote: Thus you never know wether your job is going to take just a few days, a few weeks or a few months. I don't like jobs running several months. I had a few of these but the most promising ones were killed when the machine had to be

Re: [Flightgear-devel] new fedora

2012-01-14 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 14 January 2012 00:20:33 Peter Sadrozinski wrote: Hello, I'm hitting an 'interesting' problem with the new fedora. For some reason, it's installing the PAE kernel (I guess I should have installed the 64 bit version). The problem is, when the system() is called - for instance,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ccmake problems with flightgear git latest

2012-01-11 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 11 January 2012 13:27:04 Viktor Radnai wrote: I had the same issue. It's quite odd. Git status was showing my tree as unmodified but I had to do the same thing (clone a new copy) with simgear otherwise it was not finding OSG in /usr/include. I think it was only looking in

[Flightgear-devel] Interesting read on hosting huge git repos

2012-01-01 Thread Stefan Seifert
FG seems not to be the only project which has problems with multi GB git repos. The Linux kernel and Android are in the same league and they have experiences of their own. This might be an interesting read: https://plus.google.com/112413860260589530492/posts/EJCsVq6o1vF Stefan

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Improving random trees buildings

2011-12-29 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 29 December 2011 10:21:11 Vivian Meazza wrote: That said - why use drivers that cannot handle .dds compression formats? I assume closed source drivers are OK? They simply are not. I currently cannot use FlightGear due to simply unusable performance with free drivers but still,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: git question

2011-12-13 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 13 December 2011 13:19:25 Curtis Olson wrote: I have a local project here that uses git and has a single master branch. I had a wild and crazy idea that I wanted to explore, but knew it would involve a lot of code refactoring and rearchitecting -- I didn't want to mess up my good

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [patch] Improved forests

2011-07-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 28 July 2011 06:22:10 Gene Buckle wrote: On Thu, 28 Jul 2011, Jari Häkkinen wrote: Are you sure about that? I just tried it with a little example and at least gcc compiles both variants to the exact same assembly code. Tried it with and without -O2. That would freak me out.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Pro Flight Simulator

2011-06-08 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 08 June 2011 07:43:12 Michael Sgier wrote: why not simply change the fgfs licence once and for all? Android is not all GPL anymore...we could do the very same.- Would you really want to restrict the very freedoms that made FlightGear such a successful project, just to have some

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Pro Flight Simulator

2011-06-08 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 08 June 2011 12:27:30 Arnt Karlsen wrote: On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 12:06:48 +0300 (EEST), thorsten.i.r...@jyu.fi wrote in message Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't see how willingness to exercise copyright under GPL would require moving to a different license. ..you assume

Re: [Flightgear-devel] gnome 3 ?

2011-06-03 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 03 June 2011 06:10:24 Curtis Olson wrote: Looks like the linux desktop folks have stopped chasing windows and are now chasing mac? Quote from an online review: gnome 3 gives you any color theme you like ... if you like black. s/linux desktop/Gnome/ There's still KDE and all the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Segfault with OSG multi threading

2011-05-31 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 31 May 2011 14:17:23 Mathias Fröhlich wrote: So, what to do: The real solution is hard. Tim effecs code *probably* shows how to solve this. I have never double checked if this is done in a waterproof way, but I would guess this is ... A solution that might at least work for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Segfault with OSG multi threading

2011-05-30 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 13 May 2011 11:03:24 Anders Gidenstam wrote: Presumably it will also increase the risk of triggering any race condition and/or unsynchronized data access bugs that may be lurking in the code. There are some known ones (e.g. during the creation of a particle system) but there could

[Flightgear-devel] Segfault with OSG multi threading

2011-05-13 Thread Stefan Seifert
Hi! While trying to get some double digit frame rates out of FG next, I tried to enable OSG multi threading in preferences.xml, but that leads to a segfault: #0 0x772af357 in glGetString () from /usr/lib64/libGL.so.1 #1 0x00ab9b3a in SGIsOpenGLExtensionSupported

Re: [Flightgear-devel] git work flow question

2011-01-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 26 January 2011 01:34:35 Curtis Olson wrote: The other implication here is that it would be extremely handy to have multiple branches checked out simultaneously for other reasons. git makes branching easy, yes, but if you find yourself bouncing between branches with changes for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New release

2010-12-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 23 December 2010 21:12:16 John Denker wrote: Maybe if you have a text-to-speech system set up it works properly, but I assume most people downloading the new release will not have that setup by default. Agreed. Getting TTS to work live (as opposed to batch) is way more

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Ridding Multiplayer of Abusers

2010-10-20 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 20 October 2010 18:57:05 Nathanael Rebsch wrote: Implementing such a filter on the client side will open your eyes to the pitfalls of that quite quickly - i'll just compile fg myself, and apply a patch which disables such a filter - now what you want to do? security by (client

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Ridding Multiplayer of Abusers

2010-10-19 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 19 October 2010 16:41:35 Mally wrote: ?Forgive my ignorance, but what happens at the moment? Does nobody say anything to the abusers? Doesn't peer pressure, good example and setting guidelines present a more realistic solution (realistic by comparison with what happens in real world

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Ridding Multiplayer of Abusers

2010-10-19 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 19 October 2010 18:51:37 Martin Spott wrote: Stefan Seifert wrote: Very sensible words. Technical solutions usually don't work for social problems. Exactly this is the point, and I'd like to add that the social problem we're currently looking at might be manifold But I'd

Re: [Flightgear-devel] buying server bandwidth (was: mpserver02 close down)

2010-10-07 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 07 October 2010 17:38:13 Curtis Olson wrote: I haven't researched this, but I wonder what a fair price would be to rent a dedicated linux server with an unmetered 100mbit connection to the internet? Would that be sufficient to run a good multiplayer server? One company that I can

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Startup problem

2010-07-25 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 25 July 2010 18:38:45 fiers...@zonnet.nl wrote: I second that. As the matter of fact I stick to nVidea for all machines over the years, because I feel that nVidea should be rewarded for their support of Linux and ATI should be punished for not taking Linux seriously. On the other

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multi core discussion

2010-07-06 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 06 July 2010 16:15:36 Martin Spott wrote: Even though a 2.8 GHz Socket 940 Opteron is by far not state of the art in these days, I think this scenario is a sufficient proof that the statement FG itself isn't CPU limited doesn't hold. As are the 100%. If the application is bound by

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flightgear git repositories (was Re: GIT or CVS - Confusion)

2010-05-22 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 22 May 2010 15:16:41 Jonathan Wagner wrote: What about git clone --no-checkout in the data directory? This should create/pull the .git folder with all of the VCS information, but not actually download any files. After that completes, try running git status to see if only changes

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Web Site

2010-03-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 23 March 2010 07:08:47 Michael Sgier wrote: Yea not bad but still a little low-tech. What about such: http://www.activision.com/index.html#home|de_DE Click on images either for links for screenshots. Interesting also for the future when we hopefully have addons. So you could

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Github and aircraft

2010-03-21 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 21 March 2010 11:50:01 Alexander Barrett wrote: Sounds very interesting, I've had a look at GitHub and I've a few questions, if you don't mind answering (purely as I don't know anyone else with experience of it) Is there any support for media files, such as Sounds/Images with

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Duplicate files in base package

2010-02-26 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 26 February 2010 17:16:38 Detlef Faber wrote: I guess most duplicate files are instruments which are not in the generic folder. Of course it would be desireable to have them all in one place and reference to there, but that would cause severe problems with the aircraft downloads,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] An important message for mirror maintainers

2010-02-24 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 24 February 2010 17:34:19 Brant Gipson wrote: Torrent will not work as well as FTP or rsync mirrors. You have to update the .torrent files. I'm not sure how that works though. But torrents can be a great addition. I usually download new openSUSE releases much quicker using the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Proposed new set of splash screens

2010-02-19 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 19 February 2010 09:48:51 Erik Hofman wrote: I've created a new set of splash screens based on the images Durk created about two weeks ago. Does anyone have any objections to committing them or does anybody have other possible splash screens to choose from? Well to state the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] configuration snafu

2010-02-08 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 06 February 2010 21:29:23 Csaba Halász wrote: Well, I still think the sensible thing is to expect *native* libraries in /lib, whatever native may be. If you are on 64 bit, that means 64 bit libraries go into /lib and not /lib64. The only situation I would expect /lib64 is if I am

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Money and Contributions

2010-01-31 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 31 January 2010 12:40:54 Durk Talsma wrote: I remember being involved in the discussions. I've also been thinking about the possibilities of setting up a non-profit organization for the support of various aspects of FlightGear. I wonder if some existing organization may fit that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] GUI dialogs suck

2010-01-29 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday 29 January 2010 10:27:24 Erik Hofman wrote: Like your comments indeed. If it really sucked then others would have complained already, and most likely it would have been fixed by now. Please don't take offense by his offensive choice of words and do not dismiss his valid points

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Please remove 727-230 from CVS- Licence issues!

2010-01-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 23 January 2010 10:43:13 Erik Hofman wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: Or maybe it's good enough to replace the texutures with plain white images for now? I've done this until an agreement is reached. I hate to be the messenger here, but I think it's really obvious that these

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Copyrights

2010-01-05 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 05 January 2010 01:10:33 J. Holden wrote: unless the contributors agree to assign their copyright to an entity (FlightGear). And who would this FlightGear be? Stefan -- This SF.Net email is sponsored by the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Version number for the upcoming release

2009-12-14 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 14 December 2009 05:46:11 Chris Wilkinson wrote: There could have been any number of better ways to express the version number, but they chose to use one that can combine more than one decimal place into what looks to a lay person like a mistyped number... not clever. Well they

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (no subject)

2009-11-18 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 18 November 2009 13:41:32 cullam Bruce-Lockhart wrote: In the case of the stuff I'm doing, the elevation model is very detailed, and the surfaces beyond 45 degrees can't realistically support trees. That's wrong: they can and they do. Have you ever been in the Alps? I've often

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flightgear in industry use

2009-10-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 28. October 2009, Maik Justus wrote: Arnt Karlsen schrieb am 28.10.2009 17:26: ..aye. One problem, they provide FG binaries, but no source??? http://www.cloudcaptech.com/download/Piccolo/FlightGear/ Do they have to provide the source to everyone? Or do they just need to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Source code control systems

2009-09-29 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday, 29. September 2009, Olaf Flebbe wrote: Let me talk from the Windows perspective: git seems to work best with msysgit. Entrance barrier: You need to know UNIX shell. (After trying out I would recommend the msysgit rather the cygwin). Documentation of msysgit is almost non existing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Another FlightGear Package for Sale: Illegal?

2009-09-22 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 22 September 2009 14:04:16 Jon S. Berndt wrote: This looks much more problematic: http://www.flightprosim.com/disclaimer/ copyrighted under United States and other World Wide Patents A little confusion of totally different laws... But interestingly from the front page: There is no

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Source code control systems

2009-09-03 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday 02 September 2009 17:55:07 Curtis Olson wrote: In addition, I am self hosting our master CVS repository which means that if my machine breaks, I personally am on the hook to drop everything else and do whatever it takes (ranging from hardware, to OS, to security, to whatever

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Generic input protocol delay

2009-07-23 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 22. July 2009, Peter Völk wrote: someone advises to use Vsync to slow down the framerate, but as I use a TFT, it's not really a possibility. Why would that not be possible with a TFT? Usually TFTs run at 75Hz which is far below the problematic 110. So it sounds like a sound

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Start up Problems

2009-05-24 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday, 24. May 2009, Barry Fawthrop wrote: I recent upgraded to the new version downloaded and compiled the source not the apt binary for debian. Just a view guesses: did you upgrade the base package, too? Do you use a very recent OpenSceneGraph version? Regards, Stefan

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgjs segfault

2009-05-16 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday, 14. May 2009, Matthew Gibson wrote: Sorry, I can't figure out how to reply to messages on mailing lists. But I found the issue. jssuper .h and .cxx don't assume the joystick numbers are in order. They use a first and last variable, as well as an activeJoysticks number of

Re: [Flightgear-devel] hypothetical gpl question

2009-03-17 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 17 March 2009 13:34:19 Curtis Olson wrote: Here's a question: Does a 3rd party have the right to ask for the modified source code, even if none of the entities receiving the modified program don't care to ask for the source code? In short: no. The GPL doesn't require any rights for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] hypothetical gpl question

2009-03-17 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 17 March 2009 14:11:38 Ron Jensen wrote: On Tue, 2009-03-17 at 13:43 +0100, Stefan Seifert wrote: On Tuesday 17 March 2009 13:34:19 Curtis Olson wrote: Here's a question: Does a 3rd party have the right to ask for the modified source code, even if none of the entities

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Saving Instant Replay to a File

2009-03-10 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday 10 March 2009 14:16:23 Matthew Barousse wrote: Hey all, I'm currently attempting to modify flight gear, so that I may save and re-play flights, exactly like the instant replay feature, but with a save file. My next task is to implement a save-to-file feature. I was thinking the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] engine reconfiguration?

2009-01-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 28. January 2009, Jon S. Berndt wrote: Is there sometimes confusion as to how or where to apply changes to JSBSim code or aircraft models? Do we need to work on easing the process of integration into FlightGear? More frequent synchs? (we'd need additional volunteers, and/or I'd

Re: [Flightgear-devel] weird memory bloat (was: engine reconfiguration?)

2009-01-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 28. January 2009, John Denker wrote: On 01/28/2009 02:25 AM, Erik Hofman wrote: I didn't check it myself yet, but every once in a while I have to do a 'make clean' before 'make install' for this sort of things (both for Simgear and FlightGear) Good advice; thanks. Alas

Re: [Flightgear-devel] weird memory bloat

2009-01-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 28. January 2009, John Denker wrote: Ridiculing the bug report will not make the bug go away. I did not want to ridicule the report in any way. Apologies if it came like that. I just wanted to point out, that measuring memory usage unfortunately is not as easy as it looks (no,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Licensing and disclaimers for aircraft models

2009-01-22 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday, 22. January 2009, Jon S. Berndt wrote: Since it appears as though JSBSim will use the product identifiers (e.g..Boeing 737) in a descriptive manner, and no profit will be derived from said usage, then we have no objection to inclusion of the product identifiers on the software.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Licensing and disclaimers for aircraft models

2009-01-22 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday, 22. January 2009, Tim Moore wrote: We can't say that all the models in the repository are covered by the GPL and have models in there that are not. This is a terrible trap for anyone wanting to use FlightGear in any professional setting. Please do not confuse the software license

Re: [Flightgear-devel] CVS: data/Aircraft/Boeing314 Boeing314A.xml,

2009-01-21 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 21. January 2009, Martin Spott wrote: b) The GPL states that You may charge a fee for the physical act of transferring a copy, [...], but You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Program except as expressly provided under this License. Now, how would you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear 1.9.1

2009-01-12 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday, 12. January 2009, Alexis Bory - xiii wrote: Also, using gdb prevents this segfault to appear. It looks like having a timming issue in the different processes. When it's not reproducible with gdb, you can enable core dumps with ulimit -c unlimited before running FG. If it crashes it

Re: [Flightgear-devel] new JSBSim CVS for FlightGear?

2009-01-12 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 12 January 2009 15:29:43 gerard robin wrote: On lundi 12 janvier 2009, Erik Hofman wrote: True, but this requires a base package update to work correctly. Which is better to delay a few days so the binary only bugfix release can get released. Ouups sorry i thought that we

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Problems with 1.99.5

2008-12-03 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 03. December 2008, Jon Stockill wrote: Just out of interest which version of OSG are people planning to link the release against? Are we going to wait for a 2.8 release, or go with one of the 2.7 developer releases? Looking at previous OSG release dates (2.2 October, 2.4 April,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 3d clouds interaction with overcast layer

2008-11-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday 27 November 2008 16:21:45 Frederic Bouvier wrote: - Curtis Olson a écrit : The solution is to draw transparent objects in sorted order back to front ... including clouds ... so in this case it appears that the 3d clouds are being drawn before the 2d cloud layers, and in

Re: [Flightgear-devel] release thoughts

2008-11-17 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 17 November 2008 09:20:14 James Turner wrote: In the past I've worked on binary distributions for various GL-based projects on Linux, one using VTK and one using OGRE. In both cases we ended up shipping libstdc++ as well - in order to have a chance at portability, the only externals

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to lower how much scenery gets cached:

2008-11-13 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Thursday, 13. November 2008, Curtis Olson wrote: How much memory do you have? Is it possible to add some memory to get yourself up to maybe at least 512Mb total? Just a side note: even 512MB is very little nowadays for FG. I'm running with 1GB and am very much looking forward to getting

Re: [Flightgear-devel] An off topic question.

2008-10-17 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Friday, 17. October 2008, Tobias Nielsen wrote: I have a version in my svn repository that i am doing active development on several different machines. I am not allowed to do any commits to the repository before the code is in a somewhat stable state. For that reason i each time perform a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] F-14 was Call for aircraft nominations

2008-10-05 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday, 05. October 2008, Alexis Bory - xiii wrote: Heiko Schulz wrote: Forgot ne aircraft: the F14 is really nice and has a lot of features! It should be in the package! Thanks :-) BTW: I'm currently preparing an important update, there will be a lot of changes and cleaning made on

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear 1.0.0 compilation error

2008-10-01 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Wednesday, 01. October 2008, gerard robin wrote: checking for simgear 1.0.0 or newer... [found 1.99.4] ... yes Well, this should give it away: you obviously have some newer (probably CVS HEAD) version of Simgear installed in /usr. Otherwise, this version would be 1.0.0, too. Regards, Nine

[Flightgear-devel] Correction for the f16's VRP

2008-09-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
Hi, attached is a little patch for the f16. It's VRP is obviously wrong, when watching turns on the ground from outside. I did standard slipping-of-the-edge tests and found an x-value of -180in to improve the situation a lot. Regards, Nine ? Aircraft/f16/initfile.xml Index:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] is linux ppc version non-functional?

2008-09-16 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Tuesday, 16. September 2008, Saurabh Gupta wrote: this is ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500] That's six generations and seven years behind current graphics hardware. I don't know too much about FG's requirements, but I'd bet that this card just doesn't match

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Display flightdata in chase view

2008-09-01 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday 01 September 2008 15:44:50 Manfred Janßen wrote: Hi there, is it possible, to display some of the flight data, like heading, altitude, airspeed in the screen if flightgear is in chase view? And if, can you give me a short hint where to search for that? Most of the time, you can

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Stefan clock=hpet - was : Spiele Bild promotes FlightGear

2008-04-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday, 28. April 2008, Georg Vollnhals wrote: But checking the result is disappointing. I did it after 3 boot cycles (2 reboot and one cold boot): dhcppc2:/home/georg # cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource tsc Maybe your system simply doesn't have a hpet

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Stefan clock=hpet - was: Spiele Bild promotes FlightGear

2008-04-28 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Monday, 28. April 2008, Jon Stockill wrote: Assuming the machine has an internet connection - if you install ntp and set it to sync from pool.ntp.org you'll never need to worry about such problems again - it'll sync from an internet clock source within a few minutes of starting up, and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spiele Bild promotes FlightGear

2008-04-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Saturday 26 April 2008 21:08:15 Georg Vollnhals wrote: Sorry for that - my new O/S OpenSUSE 10.3 has some difficulties with my hardware-clock - at least using Wine changes the time and day and I have to correct that manually. And a time-jump would be nicer backwards regarding my age :-) I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Stefan clock=hpet - was: Spiele Bild promotes FlightGear

2008-04-27 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday 27 April 2008 23:53:01 Georg Vollnhals wrote: default 0 timeout 8 clock=hpet This is wrong. The kernel parameters are following the file name in the kernel line. This is the section I boot on my server: ###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux### title

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Segfault on current HEAD?

2008-04-13 Thread Stefan Seifert
On Sunday, 13. April 2008, James Sleeman wrote: On Sat, 2008-04-12 at 14:59 +0100, LeeE wrote: Does it segfault every time or is it inconsistent? I'm about a week Everytime. I'll try rolling back to an older OSG when I get a chance. Just a note: I'm having the same problem since 2.3.7. A

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