RE: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing

2004-05-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Andy wrote -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andy Ross Sent: 13 May 2004 23:38 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing Vivian Meazza wrote: As you can see, it flies.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Jim Wilson wrote: Vivian Meazza said: Nearly there: http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/vmeazza/FlightGear/spitfireIIa-1.jpg http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/vmeazza/FlightGear/spitfireIIa-2.jpg Great progress...very nice! Very nice indeed! Erik ___

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear news letter

2004-05-14 Thread Roy Vegard Ovesen
On Saturday 08 May 2004 00:28, Curtis L. Olson wrote: For an upcoming newsletter article I am [hopefully] writing an introduction to modeling aircraft flight dynamics in YASim. For a subsequent issue of the newsletter I think I'd like to walk the reader through the process of creating a

[Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear news letter

2004-05-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Roy Vegard Ovesen -- Friday 14 May 2004 11:59: I downloaded a MSFS King Air B200 by Chuck Dome and Mario Coelho. This appears in a text file in the package: I hereby declare this aircraft package to be in the Public Domain. Anyone may use it for any nonviolent purpose, including commerce,

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin and OpenAL

2004-05-14 Thread Norman Vine
Richard Bytheway Since the addition of OpenAL I have been having sporadic success building FlightGear on Win2K and Cygwin, but I think I now have is sussed. I first tried installing the Creative OpenAL SDK, but that didn't appear to help. I installed Norman's OpenAL stuff, and things

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin and OpenAL

2004-05-14 Thread Richard Bytheway
snip I have created a new OpenAL tarball that breaks ALut into a separate DLL http://www.vso.cape.com/~nhv/files/fgfs/openal_cyg.tgz snip Thanks, I will try that tonight. Richard ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear news letter

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Roy Vegard Ovesen -- Friday 14 May 2004 11:59: I downloaded a MSFS King Air B200 by Chuck Dome and Mario Coelho. This appears in a text file in the package: I hereby declare this aircraft package to be in the Public Domain. Anyone may use it for any nonviolent purpose,

[Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear news letter

2004-05-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Friday 14 May 2004 13:31: Melchior FRANZ wrote: No, it's not GPL compatible. Public Domain alone would be GPL compatible, but the GPL doesn't allow additional restrictions. And, even if that sounds ridiculous, may use it for any nonviolent purposes implies the restriction

[Flightgear-devel] blender 2.33a released today

2004-05-14 Thread Josh Babcock
Subject says it all. Get yer fresh hot bug fixes at http://www.blender3d.org/cms/Blender.31.0.html Josh ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin and OpenAL

2004-05-14 Thread Jon Berndt
I have created a new OpenAL tarball that breaks ALut into a separate DLL http://www.vso.cape.com/~nhv/files/fgfs/openal_cyg.tgz $ tar -tzf openal_cyg.tgz bin/ bin/ALut.dll bin/openal32.dll include/ include/AL/ include/AL/al.h include/AL/alc.h include/AL/alctypes.h

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear news letter

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
Erik Hofman said: Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Roy Vegard Ovesen -- Friday 14 May 2004 11:59: I downloaded a MSFS King Air B200 by Chuck Dome and Mario Coelho. This appears in a text file in the package: I hereby declare this aircraft package to be in the Public Domain. Anyone may use it

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-users] CVS wierdness

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Josh Babcock wrote: cvs update: move away [...] C data/Scenery/w130n30/w122n37/1Q4.btg.gz Anybody have any idea what's wrong with my sandbox, or what I can do to prevent this? It takes forever, basically I am forced to dl all the demo scenery every time i update. It looks to me like you

[Flightgear-devel] YASIM config issue?

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
With the p51d.xml, in response to the legacy engine warning, I've moved entries out to the piston-engine tag and added a displacement value. See below. This is aborting on startup. What am I missing? Best, Jim propeller x=-0.75 y=0 z=0 gear-ration=0.479 radius=1.75

[Flightgear-devel] sound audible configured in aircraft files?

2004-05-14 Thread Curtis L. Olson
I see that in all the -set.xml files we specify if the FlightGear sound system should be audible or not. This seems backwards too me. Why should an aircraft configuration be able to specify if I hear sound in FlightGear or not? I'm going to remove these because this doesn't seem like a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] YASIM config issue?

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Jim Wilson wrote: This is aborting on startup. What am I missing? An abort is an XML parse failure. YASim doesn't catch the exception, and it percolates up to the top of the call stack and causes an unhelpful error. I need to fix this. In this case, though, it's just syntax. Your

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-users] CVS wierdness

2004-05-14 Thread Josh Babcock
Andy Ross wrote: Josh Babcock wrote: cvs update: move away [...] C data/Scenery/w130n30/w122n37/1Q4.btg.gz Anybody have any idea what's wrong with my sandbox, or what I can do to prevent this? It takes forever, basically I am forced to dl all the demo scenery every time i update. It looks to me

Re: [Flightgear-devel] YASIM config issue?

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
Andy Ross said: Jim Wilson wrote: This is aborting on startup. What am I missing? An abort is an XML parse failure. YASim doesn't catch the exception, and it percolates up to the top of the call stack and causes an unhelpful error. I need to fix this. In this case, though, it's just

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-users] CVS wierdness

2004-05-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Josh Babcock -- Friday 14 May 2004 18:39: YI didn't know there's a scenery path. Where do I change this? I originally wanted to put them in different dirs, but I couldn't figure out how. That's what I use: export

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Aircraft/737 737-set.xml, 1.4, 1.5

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/data/Aircraft/737 In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv16470/Aircraft/737 Modified Files: 737-set.xml Log Message: Property /sim/sound/audible renamed to /sim/sound/pause Individual aircraft -set.xml files shouldn't set global sound/volume

[Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later this weekend. Chances are these are two

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later this weekend. Chances are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later this weekend. Both of

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Erik Hofman wrote: Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later this

[Flightgear-devel] Re: flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Jim Wilson -- Friday 14 May 2004 19:34: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Josh Babcock
Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it later this weekend. Chances are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Josh Babcock wrote: I don't get this with this morning's cvs. dc3 is looking good. The FOV and exit dialogs are royally screwed up though. Didn't check any other ones. Make sure you have truly current code and base package; it sounds like you're running layout-managed dialogs from the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Jim Wilson -- Friday 14 May 2004 19:34: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Melchior FRANZ wrote: Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this, before I come back to it

[Flightgear-devel] Re: flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Friday 14 May 2004 20:40: Melchior FRANZ wrote: That's due to Fred's changes in animation.cxx:502. in the non-_use_personality if-branch _total_duration_sec is not instantiated and may be zero. This leads to a beeping endless loop. While that does look suspicious, it

[Flightgear-devel] Minor Animation bug...fred?

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
Melchior FRANZ said: * Erik Hofman -- Friday 14 May 2004 20:40: Melchior FRANZ wrote: That's due to Fred's changes in animation.cxx:502. in the non-_use_personality if-branch _total_duration_sec is not instantiated and may be zero. This leads to a beeping endless loop. While that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: flightgear hangs - anyone else?

2004-05-14 Thread Frederic Bouvier
Andy Ross wrote: Melchior FRANZ wrote: Jim Wilson wrote: Today's cvs: On loading the dc3 flightgear just hangs some time after the sound init. The p51d hangs (no more display updates) when you switch to an external view. I'm doing a poll to see if anyone else is getting this,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Minor Animation bug...fred?

2004-05-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Jim Wilson wrote: Ah yes, thanks for finding this. I did a different fix and confirmed the issue, but I'm not sure what this is supposed to be doing either. Changed the subject to maybe get Fred's attention. It should be fixed in CVS now. Erik ___

[Flightgear-devel] Great Circle Nav question

2004-05-14 Thread Durk Talsma
Hi Folks, I'm trying to solve the following problem: Given the following: - latitude, longitude of departure - latitude, longitude of arrival - scheduled departure time - scheduled arrival time I want to calculate the current position of the aircraft , sssuming that it travels along a great

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Great Circle Nav question

2004-05-14 Thread Andy Ross
Durk Talsma wrote: I want to calculate the current position of the aircraft , sssuming that it travels along a great circle route between these two points and also assuming that the current time is somewhere between arrival and departure. Probably the simplest approximation is to convert both

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing

2004-05-14 Thread Rick Ansell
On Fri, 14 May 2004 09:30:37 +0200 Erik Hofman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jim Wilson wrote: Vivian Meazza said: Nearly there: http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/vmeazza/FlightGear/spitfireIIa-1.jpg http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/vmeazza/FlightGear/spitfireIIa-2.jpg Great progress...very nice!

[Flightgear-devel] New contributor questions: taxiway and airport stuff; 3D building/landmark model stuff.

2004-05-14 Thread Chris Metzler
Hi. I've been thinking of ways in which I could help out with stuff for FlightGear, given that I don't code in C++. Other than providing useful bug reports and the occasional odd suggestion, I thought of getting my feet wet by working on adding taxiways to airports that aren't currently given

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Minor Animation bug...fred?

2004-05-14 Thread Jim Wilson
Erik Hofman said: Jim Wilson wrote: Ah yes, thanks for finding this. I did a different fix and confirmed the issue, but I'm not sure what this is supposed to be doing either. Changed the subject to maybe get Fred's attention. It should be fixed in CVS now. I see that.

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing

2004-05-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Ansell Sent: 14 May 2004 21:30 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing On Fri, 14 May 2004 09:30:37 +0200 Erik Hofman [EMAIL

Re: [Flightgear-devel] MD-11 Good News

2004-05-14 Thread Ampere K. Hardraade
Sorry for the delay. Some control surfaces don't look right since the beginning, so I had to redo them. Figuring out what to do took me one day; actually doing it and doing measurments took a day; doing the script took another. The script is in the lower half section of this E-mail.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire Performance Testing

2004-05-14 Thread Rick Ansell
On Fri, 14 May 2004 22:48:19 +0100 Vivian Meazza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Ansell Sent: 14 May 2004 21:30 To: FlightGear developers discussions snip I don't recall a jettison function:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New contributor questions: taxiway and airport stuff; 3D building/landmark model stuff.

2004-05-14 Thread David Luff
Chris Metzler writes: Hi. I've been thinking of ways in which I could help out with stuff for FlightGear, given that I don't code in C++. Other than providing useful bug reports and the occasional odd suggestion, I thought of getting my feet wet by working on adding taxiways to airports

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New contributor questions: taxiway and airport stuff; 3D building/landmark model stuff.

2004-05-14 Thread Chris Metzler
Hi Dave. Thanks very much for your reply. On Fri, 14 May 2004 23:37:58 +0100 David Luff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris Metzler writes: 2. The taxiways that *are* listed in the Airport/runways.dat, typically for major airports, don't have taxiway identifications listed. For example, A