Re: [Flightgear-devel] Messages FDM -- FGFS

2001-11-14 Thread Erik Hofman
That sounds pretty good. Did you make it from scratch? Whats the deal with the 2 squeaks in that directory? They are all my original work. If you like them, you can include them in the base package. (Although I'm not certain the squeak are worth including ...) Erik

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Float -- Double

2001-11-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Jon S. Berndt wrote: I am thinking that some of our problems in JSBSim may be due to numerical precision. To rule out this I am considering moving all floats to doubles. The results of this are something I am not fully able to address, so I am asking for opinions on this: 1) Bad idea?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] JSBsim::do_trim: fgic-GetVcalibratedKtsIC() always zero!

2001-11-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Alex Perry wrote: I found out, that it's in fact not a problem with the keyboard settings, as ^U does still work with magic carpet and larcsim. Furthermore, not only changing the altitude in JSBSim via ^U, but also via the new property-picker and via telnet yields the same results: Well,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Wind Sound

2001-11-19 Thread Erik Hofman
Andy Ross wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: I'v uploaded a new wind.wav file at:http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/ Before you can use it you have to aplly a small patch. + _crank-set_pitch(1.9); [...] + float airspeed_kt = cur_fdm_state-get_V_equiv_kts(); if (rel_wind 60.0

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Wind Sound

2001-11-20 Thread Erik Hofman
Alright, I've uploaded a renewed wind.wav file and a patch to FlightGear at: http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/ I'm quite pleased with this one. Could you please tell me what you think about it? Erik ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Atlas source requires modification in the Makefile wrt sg libraries.

2001-11-26 Thread Erik Hofman
C Hanish Menon wrote: Hi I also tried getting Atlas up and running on my debian machine. In the process I found that the Makefile requires to add some additional library files to get the program compiled on the linux machine. I tried informing the Atlas mailing list, but it requires

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Adding airport buildings and runways to fgfs

2001-11-27 Thread Erik Hofman
Flavio Villanustre wrote: On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Erik Hofman wrote: Runways are in a sepperate file called default.apt I'm not sure if it is wise to update this file since it is derived from a database maintained for another project (X-Plane). Perhaps this is an stupid idea, but what

[Flightgear-devel] Fwd: GLAF 1.0 Released

2001-11-28 Thread Erik Hofman
I actually don't know if this is usable for FlightGear but it has some nice features. Erik GLAF 1.0 -- OpenGL Advanced Functionality - The first version of GLAF, a small library for accessing OpenGL advanced functionality in a compatible way from

[Flightgear-devel] [Fwd: SGI Developer Edge - FLASH]

2001-11-29 Thread Erik Hofman
Somebody who wants to participate here? Erik ---BeginMessage--- D E V E L O P E RE D G E FLASH 11/28/2001 SGI Global Developer Program

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Competition - SGI binary only [slightly OT

2001-11-29 Thread Erik Hofman
Martin Spott wrote: The SGI-based developers of FlightGear might be interested in this ... If we submit a team entry, do we all get free passes to the conference ? 8-) We all get an Octane2 So when do we go? Erik ___ Flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] creating tilable textures

2001-11-29 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Curtis L. Olson writes: - At one point we were playing around with 1024x1024 textures but consider that a single RGB texture at that resolution with mipmapping turned on can consume about 6Mb of your cards RAM so I think in general we should shoot

Re: [Flightgear-devel] GLX remote display on IRIX

2001-11-29 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Martin, I have had trouble running complex opengl apps remotely between different linux and sgi (both directions.) I don't think the two glx implimentations are identical enough, and it may be that flightgear is doing something too complex for the sgi glx

Re: [Flightgear-devel] GLX remote display on IRIX

2001-11-29 Thread Erik Hofman
When I run FlightGear over the same ISDN line (I don't have any PeeCee at home) I encounter the following message: X Error of failed request: BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib length error) Thess messages explain it a bit (but give no apperent solution):

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Another YASim source drop

2001-12-07 Thread Erik Hofman
D Luff wrote: Andy Ross writes: But this also hit on a problem that Christian had with MSVC (along with a goodly number of slams, some justified and some not, about my coding style). I've been living the last few years under the impression that all C++ compilers supported the following

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Another YASim source drop

2001-12-07 Thread Erik Hofman
Andy Ross wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: Err, I must confess I actaully found it! (Man, MipsPro has way too many compiler switches, it was hidden int the -LANG:ansi-for-init-scope=ON flag). Anyway, I won't bug you any more with this :-) Doh! Too late, I already changed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c310 Panel

2001-12-08 Thread Erik Hofman
John Wojnaroski wrote: This is about as ugly as it gets. This will go on your permanent record. :-) :-) :-) Argggh, banished to the netherworld... I should have realized that! :-0 There's nothing wrong with the netherw.. oh, you did'nt say Netherlands. Pfew. :-) Erik

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Starting up flightgear.

2001-12-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: priority, but are things an average person will immediately notice and ding us for) then I would be tempted to roll out the 0.7.9 release soon. (I'm thinking specifically of the startup-onground sinking into the ground and spinning slowly bug in JSBSim and the

[Flightgear-devel] Base and JSBSim out of sync

2001-12-08 Thread Erik Hofman
I just noticed the base package and JSBSim are out of sync. This was found after i got a core dump while starting FlightGear (I think Christian noticed the same problem). Could you sync with the latest JSBSim CVS again Curtis? Erik ___

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Missing file in base

2001-12-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Tony Peden wrote: On Sat, 2001-12-08 at 07:39, Jon S. Berndt wrote: Just did a fresh cvs update -dP on the base directory and still get this message: Error loading aircraft file: Failed to open file at /home/Jon/FlightGear/Aircraft/c172-set.xml Check for and remove --fdm or --aircraft

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Unable to select '--fdm=larcsim'

2001-12-10 Thread Erik Hofman
Ross Golder wrote: lack of a panel, I can 'Ctrl-U' it up a couple of grand and glide around for a bit quite happily (as a hang-glider pilot, sometimes I can't be bothered with engines and props ! :) ) I can't currently do this with JSBSim, which rather that going up 1000ft, seems to bump

Re: [Flightgear-devel] YASim 0.1.3 Review

2001-12-10 Thread Erik Hofman
Andy Ross wrote: What would be best, of course, is finding a POH that lists exact power settings at some reasonable cruise. I didn't do this (does anyone have an online source for POH performance numbers?), and instead copied a bunch of numbers in from different sources. So, in fact, you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] base package access with rsync?

2001-12-11 Thread Erik Hofman
John Check wrote: There is another solution, but I don;t know if this is set up by John (or somebody else). Is there a way to get the base package with rsync at the moment (end if not wouldn't that be a nice addition)? I suppose I could do that. Give me a day or two, I have to tell co-lo

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compiler error with Cygwin SimGear 0.0.16

2001-12-13 Thread Erik Hofman
Paul Deppe wrote: Gents, When compiling SimGear 0.0.16 with the latest Cygwin (Win2K) I get the following compiler error. Has anyone else seen this? This is a clean SimGear with ./configure; make. Everything goes well until... Making all in simgear/metakit/unix make[1]: Entering

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compiler error with Cygwin SimGear 0.0.16

2001-12-13 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Do you know if this change will work ok on other platforms, why does it help? I don't recall anyone submitting this patch to me before, but I've got about 850 pending messages in my flightgear inbox so it could still be in there ... it helps me if patches come

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compiler error with Cygwin SimGear 0.0.16

2001-12-13 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: Erik Hofman writes: Eh, no. I need the CXXFLAGS from SimGear in Metakit. AH AH ! Is this only for a specific compiler or Machine type Yep. IRIX. Can you tell me how to identify your machine(s) that need the SimGear CXXFLAGS because they BREAK compiling MetaKit

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compiler error with Cygwin SimGear 0.0.16

2001-12-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: How about turning over to a real SQL database: http://www.hwaci.com/sw/sqlite/ Well, our needs are very simple, and likely any package will have it's share of headaches. I'd prefer just working through the metakit issues rather than picking another package and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compiler error with Cygwin SimGear 0.0.16

2001-12-14 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Curtis L. Olson writes: This can significantly increase load times ... which is a hassle if you are doing a lot of compile/run testing ... I just wrote a short ANSI C++ test program to read the airport database from the text file into an in-memory hash table.

[Flightgear-devel] Samll windows bug?

2001-12-16 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, I noticed that in SimGear/timing/timestamp.cxx for Windows the seconds are intitalized to zero while under Unix it initilized properly: if defined( WIN32 ) unsigned int t; t = timeGetTime(); seconds = 0; ^ usec = t * 1000; #elif defined(

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Samll windows bug?

2001-12-17 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: Erik Hofman writes: I noticed that in SimGear/timing/timestamp.cxx for Windows the seconds are intitalized to zero while under Unix it initilized properly: You expect Windows and Unix to do things similarly ? I expected FlighGear/SimGear would use the same variables

[Flightgear-devel] New SimGear Class definition

2001-12-17 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, Today i have taken some time to take a look at the SimGear code and decided it might be time to create a new class definition. I'm not sure this is the right time to discuss about it. But then again, I always have the feeling it might not be the right time. ;-) This is a definition

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New SimGear Class definition

2001-12-18 Thread Erik Hofman
Bernie Bright wrote: Refactoring SimGear is probably a Good Thing since it has accumulated some cruft over time and some areas need reworking. However I don't think that having bogus top level classes is a good idea. Instead I propose we use namespaces. Perhaps a top level SimGear

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New SimGear Class definition

2001-12-18 Thread Erik Hofman
Bernie Bright wrote: I've been using the Boost libraries (http://www.boost.org) for some time now and that is what they do. Portability is one of Boost's goals. I also wouldn't mind the opportunity to refactor the compiler configuration stuff similar to how Boost has done it. This might

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New SimGear Class definition

2001-12-18 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Erik Hofman writes: David Megginson wrote: I agree strongly on namespaces -- they'll eliminate some of our MSVC conflicts as well, especially if people avoid using global #defines whenever possible. Do all of our target compilers now support them

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Global Developer Conference

2001-12-21 Thread Erik Hofman
Robert Green wrote: Erik, Did you hear anything on your group participating? It is a great opportunity to show what you are doing and possibly win a new SGI system... Yeah I know, there are two persons who might be willing to come over, but as far as I can tell the rules don't allow

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [OT] Babies

2001-12-28 Thread Erik Hofman
Jon S. Berndt wrote: We're two weeks from twin boys being born, ourselves. I still don't have two good boys names in hand ... Ehm, how about .. Erik As a matter of fact, we have two interim names that we refer to them as prior to birth: Erik and Max (short for Maximus). If I don't come up

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [OT] Babies

2001-12-28 Thread Erik Hofman
Jon S. Berndt wrote: We're two weeks from twin boys being born, ourselves. I still don't have two good boys names in hand ... Ehm, how about .. Erik As a matter of fact, we have two interim names that we refer to them as prior to birth: Erik and Max (short for Maximus). If I don't come

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [OT] Babies

2001-12-28 Thread Erik Hofman
some other choices, that's likely what they will be. Not that there is anything wrong with those names at all, but I want more choices. I have to pick middle names, too. Cameron: how did you come up with your baby's name? Family name? Famous artists ... (but maybe Elvis isn't the best

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Change in Canonical Build Proceedure ???

2001-12-29 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: I have been fighting this one for 'awhile' with no success therefore my reccomendation for AC_PREREQ(2.13) It is probably a shell syntax mistake or somesuch :-( although this could be a cascade from autoconf failing with configure.in: 145: error: possibly undefined

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Aircraft config files and .fgfsrc

2001-12-30 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: The current aircraft config-file approach is a major improvement over what we had before, since the user can use a single option, --aircraft, to get the right aero, panel, sounds, etc. However, it is not easy for the user to provide aircraft-specific overrides. For

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear TLE

2002-01-04 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Graphic Artists --- We also need a couple of good icons, one for the application and one for its data files. I made a crappy one depicting a 3/4 view of a inexplicably greenish Cessna 310 in a steep turn, and will use it if no one develops anything

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Why not use FS2002 aircraft files?

2002-01-05 Thread Erik Hofman
throttle1000 wrote: *The idea would be to use the graphichs part of MS files.* *They have lot of nice airplane outside and panel graphics.* *That alone would take 1000 years to do.* *Yes. They have errors! But one should only use what is* *good and ignore what is not correct. I am

[Flightgear-devel] Properties problem

2002-01-05 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, Since a few days I have the following error message, and I can't find why ??!? /home/erik/fgfs/include/simgear/misc/props.hxx, line 837: error(1377): function SGPropertyNode::tie(const SGRawValueint , int) has already been declared bool tie (const SGRawValueint

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear TLE

2002-01-05 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Erik Hofman writes: As far as I know, only dos (and Windows3.1) do have this restriction. OS/2, MacOS, BeOS, all Unices and Win9x+ support more than 3 characters in the extension. I know that VFAT and FAT32 allow extensions greater than three chars

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear TLE

2002-01-05 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: This is exactly the reason to stay with 8.3 file names i.e. the paramount rule in practical user interface design THE USER DOES NOT HAVE TO GUESS -- EVER !! Supporting the Point and Click Interface of Win9X is not enough the underlying file system is DOS no matter what

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Why not use FS2002 aircraft files?

2002-01-05 Thread Erik Hofman
throttle1000 wrote: Any gauges '.gau' files are normally copied into the 'FS2002/gauges' folder. But always make sure you follow the installation instructions given with your panel. Comments: I just wonder if .gau files cannot be descrambled? Even if it could be done it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Time

2002-01-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Thales de Lima Ferreira wrote: How do I set a speciffic time and date in the flightgear? Like I want to fly at night on 23 of december of 1984... runfgfs --start-date-lat=1984:12:23:23:00:00 Regards, Erik ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Compile error latest CVS

2002-01-11 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: And so it does, at least for G++ 3.0. I've committed Norm's change to the FlightGear and JSBSim CVS repositories. Please let me know if there are any further problems compiling with G++ 2.95 (or MSVC, etc.). I have to use long flags = cout.setf(ios::fixed);

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Time

2002-01-11 Thread Erik Hofman
Thales de Lima Ferreira wrote: Hello, I still can´t set the time in the Flightgear... I tried using runfgfs --start-date-lat=1984:12:23:23:00:00 and also with flightgear.exe, as Erik Hofman suggested (thanks for the help by the way) but it didn´t work, all I got was a list

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 freeze ?

2002-01-13 Thread Erik Hofman
David Findlay wrote: On Sun, 13 Jan 2002 17:24, you wrote: It would be nice if we could freeze and release 0.7.9 in the next two weeks. That way, people visiting the LWCE booth in New York will be able to download something that looks like the version being demonstrated at the show.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Virus?

2002-01-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: I had someone email me this weekend that the fgfs-base-0.7.8.tar.gz has a virus (as detected by the McAffee vshield.) Just as a side note, McAffe has identiefied some programs as containing virii in the past. It just looks at a byte sequence in a file and suggest it

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Trouble building JSBSim (standalone versio n)

2002-01-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Boslough, Mark B wrote: Jon, No, that .infig.status is literally what I'm getting. I don't have a file called Makefile.solo. Can you tell me where to get that file? Thanks for your help, I've been struggling with this over the weekend. You're not accidentally using JSBSim supplied with

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Breaking OpenGL's hold to ease debugging

2002-01-18 Thread Erik Hofman
Andy Ross wrote: this. Frankly, if we really want to move away from GLUT, for whatever reason, I'd suggest SDL instead. Me too, I have threads/timing working for SDL (which basically means threading for windows/MacOS is supported then) and I am working on the sound code. It actually

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Breaking OpenGL's hold to ease debugging

2002-01-18 Thread Erik Hofman
Christian Mayer wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: I don't say why should move to SDL, but I like it and *if* we move away from GLUT (which in my opinion would be a good idea) then SDL would be my favorite alternative. Well, there are thoughts to make PLIB 2.0 GLUT independant as it whould ship

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Breaking OpenGL's hold to ease debugging

2002-01-18 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: FlightGear and plib have had a very good cooperative relationship and both projects have greatly benefited because of that. If bug-fixes don't get applied we have to move on. Erik ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL

Re: [Flightgear-devel] SubGear Peek

2002-01-20 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: just a teaser image for now http://www.vso.cape.com/~nhv FWIW - good data is hard to get Cool stuff. I've been thinking to use this data (except for submarine simulation) for coastlines in FlightGear (different textures for waterhights of less than (lets say) 60 feet.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Changes in SimGear

2002-01-20 Thread Erik Hofman
Christian Mayer wrote: Anyway, could all #include zlib.h lines be changed back to #ifdef HAVE_ZLIB # include zlib.h #else # include simgear/zlib/zlib.h #endif w/o causing any trouble? This would help me. I wouldn't need any other change as the directories are still

[Flightgear-devel] properties problem

2002-01-20 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, The latest FlightGear from CVS gives me a core after startup. I traced it back to SimGear/simgear/misc/props.hxx line 730: Process 14190 (fgfs) stopped on signal SIGSEGV: Segmentation violation (default) at [SGPropertyNode::getAttribute(SGPropertyNode::Attribute) const:730

Re: [Flightgear-devel] properties problem

2002-01-20 Thread Erik Hofman
Julian Foad wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: The latest FlightGear from CVS gives me a core after startup. I traced it back to SimGear/simgear/misc/props.hxx line 730: Process 14190 (fgfs) stopped on signal SIGSEGV: Segmentation violation (default) at [SGPropertyNode::getAttribute(SGPropertyNode

[Flightgear-devel] Problems solved!

2002-01-22 Thread Erik Hofman
AAARGH! After five days of searching for what the hell was going on I discovered mk4.h contains: #define bool int One lousy line ruining your life! Yuck. If you get all sorts of strange error messages, you have to remove that line. Erik :(

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Problems solved!

2002-01-22 Thread Erik Hofman
Norman Vine wrote: Erik Hofman writes: Could we abandon MetaKit completely please? The 2.4.2-32 version which is supplied by SimGear doesn't compiler properly. I vote for using David's plain text sulution (at least for now). I really don't care what we do any more but . I am

Re: [Flightgear-devel] msvc6-win32-0.7.9 (minus)

2002-01-24 Thread Erik Hofman
Christian Mayer wrote: Geoff McLane wrote: In my case it effects - simgear/sg_zlib.h, and 2 other headers - no problem. I usually 'fix' them locally and get on with the compile ... It's no problem to fix. But it doesn't compile out of the box without a fix - and that's bad. I was

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Open Source Nvidia Driver

2002-01-25 Thread Erik Hofman
Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Martin Olveyra -- Friday 25 January 2002 04:08: The specifications of nvidia drivers are not available for public so it is not posible to do that, but Nvidia distributes its own driver freely and works very fine. Why can be somebody interested on an open source

Re: [Flightgear-devel] LinuxTag 2002: Call for Papers

2002-01-30 Thread Erik Hofman
Wolfram Kuss wrote: BTW, have you also seen http://www.linuxtag.org/cfp/cfp3-en.html !! Anyone wants to do a talk on FlightGear? I for my part will not do a Linux FlightGear talk since I have little experience with Linux and am too little involved in FlightGear. Last year I expected I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-01-30 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Now - Feb 8 (this week and next) is the last chance to submit new features for the 0.7.9 version. Preferably I'd see more bug fixes than features in this time. Feb 9 - Feb 15: Everyone should be building from cvs and the trial tarballs and reporting any

[Flightgear-devel] JSBSim retractable gear problem

2002-01-31 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, I've noticed both th c310 and c182 give a problem at load time. The problem is related to the retractable landing gear because it dumpt core right after: 9: GEAR_CONTACT 0 20: GEAR_CONTACT 1 21: GEAR_CONTACT 1 22: GEAR_CONTACT 0 23: GEAR_CONTACT 0 24: GEAR_CONTACT 0 25: GEAR_CONTACT 0

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-01-31 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Martin Spott writes: To explain what Erik's talking about: You don't get an appropriate video card that you can use in an SGI for just $50. 2x 4 MByte Texture RAM to upgrade an Octane SSI to MXI cost more than $1000 - and you can't use FlightGear's textured scenerey

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-01-31 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Erik, I want to clarify that I wasn't trying to speak ill of sgi or those who use sgi computers. I was just responding to Martin Spott's suggestion that it would cost $1000 to turn an Octane SSI into something that could reasonably run FlightGear. And then

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Martin Spott wrote: Anyway, even if someone optimizes FlightGear's use of unusual graphics hardware there will ever be the lack of CPU cycles, as even modern SGI Workstations run at moderate CPU speed. This gets pretty obvious when comparing frame rates of FlightGear running LaRCsim or

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Christian Mayer wrote: PS: Is there a way to install FGFS (+SimGear + PLIB + GLUT) on a Indy w/o root privileges? I'd like to try it at the university. For source is easy, just place it in you home directory. For tardist packages: inst -r ~ this will change the root of the distribution to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: I'm still not sure what special graphics features sgi provides (that something like a mid-hi level geforce card doesn't) that we'd be interested in. One thing I know of is default support for stereo glasses. The rest is almost completely implemented in the new (PC)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] LWCE notes

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
John Check wrote: There is a developer from Sony thats is looking at FGFS for PS/2. He's been by the booth a few times and was at the conference session. PS2 has it's own GL from what I gather so if anybody has anything to say about what kind of effort/problems he might be looking at, let

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Alex Perry wrote: Someone should actually go through all the entries and pick appropriate non-texture colors for each material. I thought it would be intresting to taket the average of all the pixels in the texture, but never got around to seeing how well that would work. But it's something

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Urgent: Network and external flight model

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Roman Grigoriev wrote: Guys I propose to use multicast for multiply windows visualisation Now we can only use tcp and udp but it now very usefull to have same data on multiply image generators so I propose to include in simgear multicast networking for example for fdm server we can use this

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
Alex Perry wrote: Alex, what sgi hardware features are you referring to, and are these available on any of the machines our developers have access to? I'm still not sure what special graphics features sgi provides (that something like a mid-hi level geforce card doesn't) that we'd be

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Urgent: Network and external flight model

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
VS Renganathan wrote: Roman, This was dicussed earlier on this list. I found one disdavantage of using multicast. My packet size or structure kept growing as I added more computers on the network that are **not** image generators but pcs used as flight test engineer station or fcs

Re: [Flightgear-devel] JSBSim retractable gear problem

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
I've noticed both th c310 and c182 give a problem at load time. The problem is related to the retractable landing gear because it dumpt core right after: A test with the c310 changing RETRACT to FIXED did actually fix the problem. Alright, that one is fixed now. Thanks. Now there is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9 release schedule

2002-02-01 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: Curtis L. Olson writes: On some hardware :-) the video card can do all the texture calculations in parallel with everything else, so there is very little performance difference with textures off vs on. Perhaps more usefully, we could replace entire tiles

[Flightgear-devel] 3D models for YASim

2002-02-02 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, I found this site which contains Free models of several fighter aircraft , but it uses the VRML2 format. Someone might convert them to AC3D format for use with Yasim: http://ciel.me.cmu.edu/soji/aircraft/aircrafte.html Erik ___

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: core dump with latest cvs

2002-02-05 Thread Erik Hofman
Alex Romosan wrote: Curtis L. Olson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Have you tried recompiling simgear and flightgear completely from scratch? i recompiled everything from scratch, same problem. i've trying to debug this with gdb for the past 2 hrs with no success. it looks to me like the

[Flightgear-devel] Other 3D models

2002-02-05 Thread Erik Hofman
http://www.viewpoint.com/vp/showCategory.jsp?style=modelsgroupid=183action=add Space shuttle: http://www.viewpoint.com/vp/itemDetail.jsp?style=modelsproductid=VP5444gid=183f=1m=s Cessna 402c: http://www.viewpoint.com/vp/itemDetail.jsp?style=modelsproductid=VP1043gid=183f=1m=s Power lines:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: core dump with latest cvs

2002-02-06 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Erik Hofman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just to be sure, you didn't remove MetaKit and re-install it in between did you? Or maybe some other libraries that might have a fresh install inbetween? Erik, What are you seeing (that I'm not) that would lead you to believe

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Turbine engines in FGFS?

2002-02-06 Thread Erik Hofman
matthew law wrote: I'm glad to see there is so much enthusiasm for turbines! What exactly do you need? - I had planned on recording the Startup sequence, idle, mid power, high power, and shutdown from inside and outside the cockpit at 44.1khz stereo. This should be ample quality

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: core dump with latest cvs

2002-02-06 Thread Erik Hofman
Alex Romosan wrote: Erik Hofman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just to be sure, you didn't remove MetaKit and re-install it in between did you? Or maybe some other libraries that might have a fresh install inbetween? i did a make distclean and recompiled everything from scratch

Re: [Flightgear-devel] UIUC; Was: Release schedule for 0.7.9

2002-02-08 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: That, in fact, is the root of the problem -- UIUC uses an absolute directory rather than one relative to $FG_ROOT, so we cannot easily make *-set.xml files. If we changed that, it could be as easy as fgfs --aircraft=f104-uiuc That's a one liner: ---

Re: [Flightgear-devel] X-15 rumble sound

2002-02-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Jim Wilson wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I'd really like to have a good XLR-99 rumble sound. Right now I don't recall there being any audio indication that the engine is burning. Is there? What is Seems like the wheel rumble could be modified (amplified?) to sound kind of like a

[Flightgear-devel] F-16 panel

2002-02-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Here is a first glance on an F-16 panel I'm working on: http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/f16-panel.rgb Erik ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] F-16 panel

2002-02-08 Thread Erik Hofman
Gene Buckle wrote: Is there any way you could convert that to a jpg or png? IE goes bugnuts over that rgb image. :( Sorry, I keep forgetting that: http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/f16-panel.png Erik On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, John Check wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 1969 06:59

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Linux.conf.au

2002-02-09 Thread Erik Hofman
David Findlay wrote: Well my talk at Linux.conf.au didn't go all to plan. The talk went okay, but the projector decided to kill itself making the demos a little difficult. I Bad things happen always at thr wrong time :-( got to do a demo for the conference dinner though. A lot of people

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Panel Help

2002-02-10 Thread Erik Hofman
Tony Peden wrote: I'm trying to put together an engineering display for the panels. At this point, I've gotten everything to work except that I can't seem to get the texture to load, all I get is a red square. It's a 256x64 rgb based on the navcom radio texture that I created in the Gimp.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Panel Help

2002-02-10 Thread Erik Hofman
Tony Peden wrote: On Sun, 2002-02-10 at 06:19, Erik Hofman wrote: Tony Peden wrote: I'm trying to put together an engineering display for the panels. At this point, I've gotten everything to work except that I can't seem to get the texture to load, all I get is a red square. It's a 256x64

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Time Options Not Working

2002-02-12 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Erik Hofman writes: There is deffinately a problem with the time code. Speeding up or slowing down time (T or SHIFT+T) doesn't work anymore. This must have soemthing to do with Curtis's new time changes as of Feb. 10th, because before that change it all worked well

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Control inputs still initialised strangely

2002-02-12 Thread Erik Hofman
D Luff wrote: I've just checked out a completely clean base, simgear and flightgear, and it is still starting up with full left aileron and full down elevator. Is there really no-one else seeing this? Not at start, it happens to me (sometimes) when changing view three times. Then suddenly

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Control inputs still initialised strangely

2002-02-12 Thread Erik Hofman
D Luff wrote: OK, this is now fixed. It was because NT had a joystick driver installed, but no joystick connected. Removing the joystick driver results in the controls starting centered again. Hmm, this might be one for the FAQ. I have the same setup, NT with joystick driver installed

[Flightgear-devel] Pre-release Irix binary

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
I've uploaded a pre-release version of FlightGear 0.7.9 at: http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/FlightGear-0.7.9.tardist This release also needs the following package: http://www.a1.nl/~ehofman/fgfs/download/metakit-2.0.1.tardist And either the following, or the equivalent of the SGI

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9pre2

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Thanks for everyone who has been beating on the 0.7.9 pre-releases. I have made the pre2 release available and am currently pushing it out to the mirrors (that I can push to.) Just a couple of tweaks between pre1 and pre2. Hey, should we bump up the release date

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9pre2

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
BERNDT, JON S. (JON) (JSC-EX) (LM) wrote: Hmm, I have two issues: Ctrl+U gives an exception c310 doesn't work for me right now. Refresh my memory: what's wrong with the C310? If you don't see the problem it might be a local compile problem. I'm recompiling from scratch right now and I'll

Re: Engines start at idle (was Re: [Flightgear-devel] for the upcoming release)

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
David Megginson wrote: If Curt and the rest of you hate this change, I'm happy to roll it back out, but I've been hearing some very strong arguments against putting 0.7.9 out with engines off by default and no arguments in favour. Since this is a config-file change rather than a change to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.7.9pre2

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
BERNDT, JON S. (JON) (JSC-EX) (LM) wrote: Hmm, I have two issues: Ctrl+U gives an exception c310 doesn't work for me right now. Refresh my memory: what's wrong with the C310? Alright, the c310 doesn't cause (a real?) problem at once (no long run tested though). About the Ctrl+U, this is

[Flightgear-devel] White stips in the scenery

2002-02-13 Thread Erik Hofman
Hi, I just wanted to let you know I almost completely elliminated the white spots in the scenery by explicitly telling the compiler *not* to optimize floating point opperations. This might be true for other compilers also. Erik ___

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Pre-release Irix binary

2002-02-14 Thread Erik Hofman
Martin Spott wrote: Erik, I've uploaded a pre-release version of FlightGear 0.7.9 at: did you notice that you put the old 0.7.7 binary into that package ? 'inst' complains about installing an older package as the one already installed, Uck, I must have changed the version behaviour.

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