[Flightgear-devel] South-Germany Scenery Update

2005-12-25 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, I have just uploaded the current release of the South Germany Custom Scenery. These are the most important changes: 1. New River Courses Ingrid's been busy to make the courses of some of the bigger rivers in the area more realistic by accurately modelling them

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New aircraft - have fun!

2006-01-09 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Christian Mayer schrieb: IANAL, as well, but I think geschäftsmäßig does not necessarily have to do with charging money for something. AFAIK it's about whether you do something regularly. So even distributing it on a private webpage might be considered geschäftsmäßig. However, I'm not sure

[Flightgear-devel] World Custom Scenery Project launched

2006-01-09 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Bouvier is already working towards an interfacing possibility for fgsd. Best Regards, Ralf Gerlich custom-scenery.org Team --- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. Do you grep through log files for problems? Stop! Download the new AJAX

Re: [Flightgear-devel] World Custom Scenery Project launched

2006-01-09 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Paul Surgeon schrieb: Sounds great! Obviously a FlightGear oriented app for editing the geospatial data would be ideal but how about writing a QGIS plugin to work with QGIS and GRASS? I had that idea, too, as we're having more and more problems with the v.digit module of GRASS - it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Martin Spott schrieb: Stefan Seifert wrote: [...] Now if one could add distortions to festival for making radio transmissions more realistic it would be perfect :) Push the whole thing through a GSM codec on a loaded machine and you're done :-) Listening to the ATC chatter introduced by

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New South Germany Scenery release

2006-02-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Christian Mayer schrieb: Georg Vollnhals schrieb: Ralf Gerlich schrieb: Dear all, today the South Germany Scenery team released a new version of its custom scenery with the following major new features: I hope you do not mind me combining your wonderful scenery with an old war-bird

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: New South Germany Scenery release

2006-02-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Ralf Gerlich -- Monday 13 February 2006 12:23: I don't think that there are areas in the world with a high concentration of FlightGear-developers living there ;-), What we have plenty of is white spots. :-) http://unbeatenpath.net/software/fgfs/Developers

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: New South Germany Scenery release

2006-02-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Ralf Gerlich schrieb: What we have plenty of is white spots. :-) http://unbeatenpath.net/software/fgfs/Developers/Developers.html Which seems to be unreachable... Which is probably because it's a dynamic DNSed host and down...heh Cheers, Ralf

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag;

2006-03-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Curtis L. Olson schrieb: I'm not familiar with the area so I don't know where Wiesbaden stops and surrounding towns start. I'm sure you are correct in everything you say. I just noticed that there is detailed imagery near by that includes a detailed image of the airport. Perhaps that is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-09 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, David Megginson schrieb: Here's another one -- the DME is no longer working unless the DME is associated with a VOR. That's a big problem for anyone who uses FlightGear for IFR practice (since DMEs are often associated with localizers or used standalone). I remember fixing this one once

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-10 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, David Megginson schrieb: The problem, though, is not the accuracy of the shorelines (though that's obviously important), but the type -- for some reason, TerraGear has started to misinterpret the Great Lakes as ocean rather than lake, and thus, it's cutting them right out of the scenery

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-10 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, It seems that it's exactly that. I wasn't yet able to verify that, but it seems that the Great Lakes are not part of the landmass and are thus zeroed in altitude. I'm not sure why that worked in the previous releases. I haven't looked at the TerraGear code for a long time, but in the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New 737 textures

2006-03-27 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Stefan Seifert schrieb: Paul Surgeon wrote: That EasyJet repaint looks much better than the UA one. Would be nice to replace the one in CVS. I'd say, that depends on how much EasyJet.com is willing to pay for the advertising ;) Mind you: EasyJet.com might want us to pay for using

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Graphics load (was Possible contribution for someone)

2006-04-02 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Paul Surgeon schrieb: Well I think the best bang for the buck would be via some sort of terrain LOD mechanism. Using primitives to draw every single feature just isn't going to scale well. Terrain LOD and primitives for every feature is not necessarily a contradiction. At least there's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to convert terrain meshes to other vector descripting formats?

2006-04-02 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Roberto Inzerillo wrote: I am currently modelling a few 3d models for a couple of places. I'd like to modell them as a whole project, so it would be nice to have a vector drawing file of the area terrain meshes directly inside the modeller. But .btg files are not so easy to import into

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Graphics load (was Possible contribution for someone)

2006-04-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Christian Mayer schrieb: Stefan Seifert schrieb: A little blurriness would not hurt in many areas. I still have to find a river in reality with as sharp edges as in FlightGear ;) When generating textures, one could do real curves and low resolution is a cheap way to make banks smooth.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FG Live progress

2006-04-04 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Pigeon schrieb: As mentioned in the LinuxTag mail thread earlier, I've started preparing a FG live cd. Great!! I'm very glad you're doing this! [SNIP] Things that I need input from people: - what window manager/environment should we use/should be the default? This

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Taxiway signs, howto?

2006-04-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
increased enormously, AFAIK ;-) I very much hope to get back into my TaxiDraw rework ASAP, but I fear it won't be anytime soon - at least not before LinuxTag ;-) Cheers, Ralf -- Ralf Gerlichhttp://home.easylink.de/rgerlich PGP: 1024D/54F7 B9AC 1CE4 137E 7791 3E63 4BB6 E425 AF97

Re: [Flightgear-devel] World scenery

2006-04-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, I have just checked the data sources in order to make sure this actually made it into the scenery creation process: (Attention, long URL)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Use of old maps

2006-04-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, David Luff schrieb: Hi folks, I happened to come across the following ebay item whilst looking for a map which caught my eye: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1937-Ordnance-Survey-Map-42-Llandudno-and-Denbigh_W0QQitemZ8403614581QQcategoryZ121824QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem It's a 1937 OS map to a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Use of old maps

2006-04-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Jon Stockill schrieb: Lee Elliott wrote: There have been rumours that the OS introduced deliberate errors in their maps so that they could be used to identify 'copiers' but quite apart from the fact that this would prove nothing (because it doesn't preclude someone else doing exactly the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Use of old maps

2006-04-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi again, Ralf Gerlich schrieb: Jon Stockill schrieb: Think again: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Copyright_Easter_Eggs That's the interesting part of that German rouling: The court explicitly considered the fact that the plaintiff included such easter eggs in its maps

Re: [Flightgear-devel] European Scenery Textures

2006-04-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Chris Metzler schrieb: hgtchop didn't freak out for me; it was more of a subtle clue that there were problems that manifested themselves later at the end of the chain. When you run hgtchop on the data and produce the *.arr.gz files, hgtchop prints status info on each tile to the screen.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: request for new screen shots

2006-04-14 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Pigeon schrieb: http://pigeond.net/photos/flightgear/south-germany/ Some screenshots of the custom-scenery.org project. They look incredible! Great shots! It's quite a good feeling to know that people like our scenery ;-) Cheers, Ralf

Re: [Flightgear-devel] European Scenery Textures

2006-04-18 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Chris Metzler schrieb: Well, I did mention this over there earlier, in the second paragraph of: http://mail.flightgear.org/pipermail/terragear-devel/2006-March/001355.html but however you saw it, I'm very glad, because . . . I saw it in both lists, but the memory about me seeing the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] European Scenery Textures

2006-04-18 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Jon Stockill schrieb: *always* fully process your DEM before you start basing other stuff on it. there's no need to run arrayfit - but it will get rid of a lot of redundant data. It's worth the time spent processing it. Then *back up the result* you won't need to go back to that step until

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FGLive 0.1 LinuxTag edition

2006-05-08 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, looks great here. I've got an ATI Radeon Mobility 9600 and the driver works. Very good work. I especially like the screenshots at startup - besides the actual content ;-) Thanks for your effort. People at the LinuxTag booth have asked for a Live-CD all the way. We had none with us but

Re: [Flightgear-devel] LOC

2006-06-02 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Jon S. Berndt schrieb: Does anyone have a good Lines of Code count for FlightGear 0.9.10? Also, as I recall, there was a tool that allowed for an estimation of the value of a set of code. Has that been run on Flightgear in its current state? Anyone willing to estimate what the

[Flightgear-devel] [OT] First flight lesson

2006-06-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, following the tradition of reporting on the progress of the respective pilot's license on flightgear-devel, today it's my turn as today I had my very first flight lesson for the Sport Pilot's License for very light aircraft (Ultraleicht, i.e. MTOW 472.5kg). No, that doesn't mean I'm

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [OT] First flight lesson

2006-06-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Torsten Dreyer schrieb: following the tradition of reporting on the progress of the respective pilot's license on flightgear-devel, today it's my turn as today I had my very first flight lesson for the Sport Pilot's License for very light I can imagine the wide grin in your face ;-)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT [OT] First flight lesson

2006-06-04 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Alex Perry schrieb: From: GWMobile [EMAIL PROTECTED] A steep sideslip approach with full flaps is the most fun you can safely have in a cessna! Take a look at what the US commercial pilot emergency descent maneuver is. 8-) Heh! I don't want to look like a sissy for not appreciating

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Wiki updates

2006-06-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi Arnt, Arnt Karlsen schrieb: ..in precisely that process, building a new GVAC Cape Verde out of your VMap1 data and then KOSH, I am trying to get TerraGear built: http://80.239.32.252/terrorgear.configure.fails , and post with message-id: [EMAIL PROTECTED]. I'll try to have a look at

[Flightgear-devel] TerraGear scripts (was: Wiki update)

2006-06-08 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, now I know why I didn't announce my scripts earlier. Just as I'm preparing to release them, gts (required for TerraGear) does not build anymore...grrr Nevertheless I put the scripts online: ftp://ftp.ihg.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/misc-rag/fgfs-build.tar.gz

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-10 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Tony Pelton schrieb: On 6/10/06, dene maxwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know from my experience with FGTools, FGFS and TaxiDraw that parsing the APT file is not trivial ...the downside is of course the need for a SpecialAPT.DAT to cater for this and the inherent support and maintenance

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, dene maxwell wrote: it's not just layout that is important, there have been instances where people have wanted uni-directional runways... this could just as equally apply to taxiways (I haven't come across any examples of this YET!)... defining taxi-ways as unirdirection or

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Ralf Gerlich schrieb: However, given proper tools - which is what TaxiDraw is going for - we can make the tool support the user, by, e.g., automatically placing lines of borderlights around any new pavement polygon and allow the user to edit them or remove them as they wish. Erm...I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Thomas Förster schrieb: Ralf Gerlich schrieb: Erm...I just wanted to add, that I don't mean that TaxiDraw isn't a proper tool right now %-) The intention was to express the direction of TaxiDraw towards a more flexible tool with the possibility for more high-level support in airport editing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, BTW: Durk Talsma's AI-extension using external XML-files shows us that we _can_ extend the format without changing apt.dat at all. However, we still have the problem of keeping extensions like that in sync with changes from Robin Peel's database. Cheers, Ralf

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat changes ?

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi Ben, bsupnik schrieb: Ralf Gerlich wrote: There was criticism of the physical storage model of apt.dat, as it has been and probably will continue to be in version 850. I just wanted to say that, if the FlightGear project were to invent its own format - let's call it FGAPT for simplicity

Re: [Flightgear-devel] vatsim

2006-06-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott schrieb: The story _I_ was told reads like this: They have severe difficulties with their user authentication because the protocol they use is considered to be braindead (TM). So they try to hide the drawbacks of their authentication protocol by forcing people to sign an

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-07-24 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: Well, if you'd like to go for some faces, then you should have a look at this picture (beware, long URL):

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Debugging MultiPlayer

2006-08-17 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: Now I would expect at least one, better each of the two pilots to see the other aircraft idling at the opposite end of the runway - but nbody's there. [SNIP] Any hint where I should start investigating ? Are you sure you enabled AI-objects? Cheers, Ralf

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Looking for a Dutch crew

2006-09-18 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: I'm be able to commit myself but you can't rely on me to supply any of the requested material. We had some posters on the LinxTag booth and if we ask nicely, then our Friends at Friedrichshafen might lend them to us for use at Lelystad. You're lucky! The posters are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flight Sim Development

2006-09-29 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Jon S. Berndt wrote: I'm surprised that a group of people went to this much trouble to produce a commercial to say something about that other flight sim. Was this made using scenes from an actual film and overdubbed audio/subtitles? I got a laugh out of it, too. It's from the German film

[Flightgear-devel] OT: First solo

2006-10-01 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi everybody, in the tradition of all real-life pilots-to-be reporting about their milestone experiences in their training, I'd like to tell you about my first solo in the traffic circuit I had on Friday. For understanding of the context: I'm currently training to be a pilot of microlight planes

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OpenSceneGraph

2006-10-30 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: Mathias Fr?hlich wrote: You can find that tarball at ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_maf/OpenSceneGraph-20061029/OSG_OP_OT-1.2-Flightgear.tar.gz I am working on getting the two patches upstream ... Would you consider separating the respective patches

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Fwd: Re: OpenSceneGraph, first feedback]

2006-11-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
). However, when I try that in the San Francisco, I can land on hills and similar. I don't know if it is important, but I use the FG_SCENERY variable to specify the list of scenery directories. Cheers, Ralf Gerlich - Using

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, I'd like to add my own bug reports from a test flight with the Citation Bravo. On some of the points I'm not sure whether this is related to OSG as I haven't crosschecked with the old plib-only version. - CTRL-C does not show the hotspots anymore - transparency issues: - runway lights

Re: [Flightgear-devel] another (probably OSG-related) simgear compile error

2006-11-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Michal Fabik wrote: Hello, I've just ran a cvs update on simgear and flightgear (both source and data) and now simgear fails to compile because: make[4]: Entering directory `/usr/local/share/SimGear/source/simgear/scene/util' Makefile:277: .deps/SGStateAttributeVisitor.Po: No such

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Ralf Gerlich wrote: - transparency issues: - runway lights shine through panel: http://www.custom-scenery.org/fileadmin/fg_osg/fgfs-screen-001.png http://www.custom-scenery.org/fileadmin/fg_osg/fgfs-screen-002.png - runway lights shine through cloud layers in an awkward way

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Vivian Meazza wrote: Ralf Gerlich wrote: - transparency issues: The reflector gun sight on the Seahawk does the same. So I would assume that it's a transparency ordering bug. I just remembered that I had a similar issue with transparency in the plib-only version. I'm currently working

[Flightgear-devel] New Release of fgfs-builder

2006-11-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello all, I have just released a new version of fgfs-builder at ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_rag/fgfs-builder-current.tar.gz The new version includes the setup for the new OSG-based version. I modularised the structure of the build system. It still includes automatic checkout from

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Release of fgfs-builder

2006-11-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, and here we go: The first update. ;-) ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_rag/fgfs-builder-current.tar.gz (alias ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_rag/fgfs-builder-20061107-2.tar.gz) Fixes an issue with the automatic downloading and with OpenThreads dependencies in

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Release of fgfs-builder

2006-11-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..I agree all deps should be part of the build system, but we should not build all deps in the build system, especially when we start building backport binaries for Debian, Red Hat, Fedora etc. As I say in the README.txt, I included all packages which cannot be

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Release of fgfs-builder

2006-11-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Douglas Campos wrote: to all that interests preliminary and very ugly patches to build openal and alut from svn Looks good. I'm sure that this autoconf hack is specific for ubuntu edgy (and yes, it is ugly) What exactly does autoupdate do on ubuntu? Is it an alternative for autogen.sh

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New Release of fgfs-builder

2006-11-08 Thread Ralf Gerlich
the old builder, but it fails on ./autogen.sh, so I'll have to dig a bit further into that. Cheers, Ralf 2006-11-08 Ralf Gerlich [EMAIL PROTECTED] * fixed fgrun dependencies * splitup wrapup targets and added wrapup-source to include all downloaded sources in the wrapup

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FG-OSG

2006-11-10 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Justin Smithies wrote: Tried installing OSG as instructed by your emails and maked and installed in the correct order. But make on the openproducer just threw up this error ? HELP [SNIP] Maybe someone has a script to correctly build FG-OSG for linux from cvs that works

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-11 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Ralf Gerlich wrote: I'd like to add my own bug reports from a test flight with the Citation Bravo. On some of the points I'm not sure whether this is related to OSG as I haven't crosschecked with the old plib-only version. - CTRL-C does not show the hotspots anymore I just checked

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AI Traffic Documentation

2006-11-11 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Durk Talsma wrote: I finally had some time today to place the AI traffic related user documentation in the wiki: Great! This clarifies why I don't get AI traffic on EDNY although I created a taxiway network ;-) Cheers, Ralf

Re: [Flightgear-devel] GPL Violation?

2006-11-17 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, IANAL. Arnt Karlsen wrote: On Fri, 17 Nov 2006 09:56:02 +0100, Arnt wrote in message On Fri, 17 Nov 2006 02:34:15 -0500, Chris wrote in message [SNIP] What subsection of the GPL requires that advertisements for re-distributions of the product include the fact that the software is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder-20061110 and OpenProducer: error: 'yy_current_buffer' was not declared in this scope

2006-11-17 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Holger Wirtz wrote: Hi, I have some trouble using fgfs-builder-20061110. The trouble is not fgfs-builder but OpenProducer. Everything works fine until the following error occurs: g++ -I../../..//include -Wall -O2 -I.././/../include -c ../ConfigLexer.cpp ConfigLexer.cpp: In

[Flightgear-devel] Patch for blender's ac3d_export.py

2006-11-21 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, find attached a patch for blender's ac3d_export.py It contains three modifications: - properly handle modifiers (e.g. Subsurf, Mirror, Boolean) - properly handle material indices attached to the object instead of the mesh - export face vertices in clockwise order looking along the

[Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder repository

2006-12-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, Douglas Campos has provided a Subversion repository for the fgfs-builder. The development version can be checked out at http://svn.qmx-systems.com/fgfsbuilder/trunk The latest stable version can be found at http://svn.qmx-systems.com/fgfsbuilder/branches/stable You can also browse the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder repository

2006-12-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Arnt Karlsen wrote: On Wed, 06 Dec 2006 18:25:00 +0100, Ralf wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi all, Douglas Campos has provided a Subversion repository for the fgfs-builder. The development version can be checked out at http://svn.qmx-systems.com/fgfsbuilder/trunk

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder repository

2006-12-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..thanks, will try that after I see how the stable branch crash on that same job (make enable-FlightGear ;make all), it's still running. :o) Yeah, I'm thinking about disabling some of the OSG plugins or features by default to reduce compile time. Perhaps we can also

[Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder release

2006-12-09 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all! Douglas and I have prepared a new release of the fgfs-builder. Major new features (compared to 20061110 release): - we're now using OSG CVS HEAD (which works flawlessly at least for us) - support for multiple build directories (e.g. OSG vs. plib); not yet fully documented - more robust

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Issues compiling taxidraw...

2006-12-11 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Chris Wilkinson wrote: Its all there, so perhaps the deprecation of wxNotebookSizer in wx-2.7 (SUSE 10.1) is the problem I have... Interesting indeed. I did not know that wx-2.7 was out yet. Next mission is to compile and figure out terragear, so I can export my new taxiway definitions

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs-builder repository

2006-12-11 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..agreed, I have the 3'rd build going now: ;o) http://80.239.32.253/arnt/fgfsbuilder.trunk.now.it.is.theTIFF.bug http://80.239.32.253/arnt/fgfsbuilder.trunk.now.fixing.theTIFF.bug Just have a look to the current version:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Issues compiling taxidraw...

2006-12-12 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Chris Wilkinson wrote: Try the fgfs-builder package (download from ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_rag/fgfs-builder/ or checkout from http://[EMAIL PROTECTED]/fgfsbuilder/branches/stable using Subversion) ;-) Does that require me to have the cvs/osg version of flightgear?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Could not find plugin

2006-12-24 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Erik Hofman wrote: After not having done anything related to FlightGear for much too long I decided to give the OSG code a try. I managed to get past the nasty APIENRTY build problem but now I am unable to load any of the aircraft: Warning: Could not find plugin to read objects from

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ..does SimGear(_plib) build at all --with-jpeg-factory, was: Issues compiling taxidraw...

2006-12-25 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, sorry for not replying earlier to this fgfs-builder discussion, my focus is currently somewhere else and your suggestions will be adressed in the next fgfs-builder development cycle. For the time being... Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..and where am I supposed to put stuff like --with-jpeg-factory?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ..does SimGear(_plib) build at all --with-jpeg-factory, was: Issues compiling taxidraw...

2006-12-27 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..and with the @ in place on line 22 in trunk, works ok for all and without the @ something does not work? So after all it was the spaces and the quotes? Enabled products: Atlas CGAL FLU FlightGear FlightGear_base OpenProducer

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Alternatives to Terragear pipeline for building FGFS tiles?

2006-12-28 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi Roberto! Roberto Inzerillo wrote: What I need is more freedom in creating/modifying geometry. That's the point. That's at least the first step in every possible working pipeline I could imagine. Maybe you are aware that there is a new version of the apt.dat file format upcoming that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Improved c172p autopilot

2007-01-03 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Joacim Persson wrote: OTOH if we're not that much after exact internal modelling, we might as well use the trim channel ;-) The piloting of the aircraft, including AP, should be realistic. In this case that involves adjusting the pitch trim (manually) -- why there are warning lights

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Animation and osg

2007-01-04 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, IIRC you can use Nasal fragments using the nasal command. binding commandnasal/command script!-- your script here --/script /binding Cheers, Ralf - Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Alternatives to Terragear pipeline

2007-01-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: Ralf Gerlich wrote: Of course, TaxiDraw is not limited to creating apt.dat data as Durk's AI extension shows. Maybe we can inspire the involved developers to head for a joint effort of TaxiDraw- and FGSD-development here ;-) [SNIP] We're in the progress

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ident from phantom DME ... and some questions

2007-01-28 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Melchior FRANZ wrote: -- Is there a bug tracker somewhere? I wasn't able to find one. Yes, but no developer looks into it. It's only there because every sf.net project has one. Don't use it. But for sake of completeness, here's a two links: fg:

[Flightgear-devel] Bug-Tracking

2007-01-28 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! alexis bory wrote: Ralf Gerlich a écrit : Is there a specific reason related to bug-tracking or sourceforge's implementation of it why developers ignore that bug tracker? Or is it just because users don't use the bug tracker? Or because developers don't like bugtracking

Re: [Flightgear-devel] apt.dat et al.

2007-01-28 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! Joacim Persson wrote: I noticed that the versions of apt.dat, nav.dat etc we have in CVS are somewhat outdated (~12 months old). Time for an update perhaps? I understand we are using the 810 format for apt.dat -- are there work in progress for switching to version 850? (Not a trivial

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Terragear-devel] new designed KNID airport lower than the

2007-02-01 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Martin Spott wrote: It should be noted that TerraGear is now capable of using shapefiles for landcover data instead of parsing 'raw' VMap0. A set of shapefiles is available here: ftp://ftp.ihg.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/TGShapes/ I vaguely remember Ralf Gerlich doing some tutorial

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flightgear remote modules

2007-02-13 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Rob Ratcliff wrote: You could use an event distribution (Pub/Sub) paradigm based on something like the CORBA Notification Service (Event Service), the CORBA property service, the newer Data Distribution Service (DDS) or something like the High Level Architecture (HLA). A CORBA ORB TAO

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Trouble building flightgear with fgfs-builder-20061209

2007-02-22 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello, just saw that Douglas has already fixed this in the trunk, so merged it into stable. Try this distribution: ftp://ftp.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Misc_rag/fgfs-builder/fgfs-builcer-20070222.tar.gz Cheers, Ralf - Take

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Custom Scenery generation

2007-02-23 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi Syd, I agree with you that the state of affairs regarding scenery is currently awkward, to say the least. As Martin has said, we are working on improving this. Martin's and my work are currently concentrated on making more and different datasources accessible for scenery creation. Martin is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Custom Scenery generation

2007-02-24 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello! Martin Spott wrote: Actually, after Ralf already added _significant_ improvement to the TerraGear tools, I plan to set up some automatic batch-processing for the FlightGear Scenery - although currently I'm not sure how long it will take to 'aquire' the necessary recources ;-) To

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs-build cvs password

2007-03-24 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello! The passwords should be asked for once when you run make prepare. You can then update all the sources of your enabled products by running make download. I still was not able to figure out how to build things like OSG and CGAL out of tree, so the make download may have some funny

Re: [Flightgear-devel] another problem with fgfs-build

2007-04-01 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, cyprien wrote: Hi again ! After compiling everything successefully with a make all, i've launch ./install/bin/fgfs, but i've this error : [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~/fgfs-builder-20070222$ ./install/bin/fgfs ./install/bin/fgfs: error while loading shared libraries: libosgUtil.so: cannot

[Flightgear-devel] OT: First solo cross-country

2007-04-07 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, in the well-established tradition of reporting one's milestones on the way to a license I would like to give a short account on my first cross-country solo, which I flew today. As a reminder: I am currently undergoing training for what is called in Germany a sports pilots license (SPL)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: First solo cross-country

2007-04-08 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi Stuart! Stuart Buchanan wrote: --- Ralf Gerlich wrote: Hi all, in the well-established tradition of reporting one's milestones on the way to a license I would like to give a short account on my first cross-country solo, which I flew today. As a reminder: I am currently undergoing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] More ideas on dogfighting

2007-05-14 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, Gene Buckle wrote: Martin, the 300ms figure is really only applicable to a Level A simulator which is basically equivalent to a cockpit procedures trainer with no visuals. Ok - that one makes sense. On the other hand, any type of 'tricky' VFR flight with 300 ms delay, I'd expect even

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: RL Flexwing Microlight General Skills Test (aka checkride)

2007-05-28 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi there! Congratulations, Stuart, and I wish you many great flights and happy landings! Yes, it's one of the interesting things about flying microlight (obviously independent of whether gravity- or aerodynamically-controlled) that very short runways can suffice very well where others get into

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Fwd: Flight Gear being sold on ebay

2007-06-14 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! Even though I don't like the kind of behaviour the seller is exhibiting, from the article page alone I cannot see any legal problem regarding the GPL. Changing the name is legitimate in general as the GPL IIRC does not require the distributor to credit the original authors with anything else

Re: [Flightgear-devel] EAA Oshkosh

2007-06-15 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! Stuart Buchanan wrote: --- Martin Spott wrote: snip It would be nice if some kind person would build new scenery for Oshkosh and make it availble. I know it's a big request. Well, to get an idea you could start by reading this tutorial:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Problem with cmake / fgfs-builder

2007-06-21 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi, sorry for the late reply. Try removing the cmake directory from your build path and rebuild as a workaround. Obviously the rebootstrap-rule does not work, so I'll have to investigate that deeper. Cheers, Ralf Holger Wirtz wrote: Hi, my latest checkout with the fgfs-builder package from

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Today's CVS

2007-07-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! Thomas Förster wrote: The reason is a wrong return type on FGAirport::getId(). Should be const string instead of string (which does a local copy that is then referenced in FGAirportDynamics::getId()) Maybe that's a dumb question (which would be embarassing, because I typically think of

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to apply different texturing to the terrain mesh?

2007-07-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello Sebastian! Sebastian Bechtold wrote: [...] but my plan would, for example, make it possible to render markings onto them, or draw softly rounded curves. I'm specifically interested in the markings part (although I'm also curious at how you want to implement softly rounded curves without

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Today's CVS

2007-07-05 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Ralf Gerlich wrote: const string would only make sense if a string was returned which is typically stored in the object and should _not_ be copied, e.g. in a getter-method. Or rather: I was wondering why a getter method would have to return a reference to a local variable, until I looked

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to apply different texturing to, the terrain mesh? (addressing especially Tim Moore)

2007-07-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hello Sebastian! Sebastian Bechtold wrote: Tim Moore wrote: So, I don't mean to be discouraging because I think this is ultimately the right approach in terms of bumping up terrain detail and implementing terrain and texture LOD, but you have a lot of hacking ahead of you. Then it should

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to apply different texturing to, the terrain mesh? (addressing especially Tim Moore)

2007-07-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi once more! Ralf Gerlich wrote: I can assure you that I will provide support to you with everything I learned about scenery design, file formats and coordinate systems in the FlightGear world. I will not be able to assist you much in coding, and specifically not in the area of 3D

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to apply different texturing to the terrain mesh? (especially addressing Harald Johnsen)

2007-07-06 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi! Harald JOHNSEN wrote: The point 1) will give worse ground texture than today if we set the texture size at 4090^2. Not necessarily. Currently we have the same basic texture resolution everywhere. With the approach Sebastian wants to try one could use tiles of different sizes depending on

[Flightgear-devel] Custom Scenery for EAA Oshkosh

2007-07-16 Thread Ralf Gerlich
Hi all, I know the AirVenture is less than a week ahead and so I'm probably a bit late, but I have prepared new landcover data for the region around Oshkosh and Lake Winnebago. I hope that Martin will have the TIGER data ready on time so I can integrate that as well, but for now we have only a

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