RE: [Flightgear-devel] options scanninng sequence

2005-12-22 Thread Vivian Meazza
Cygwin, but then my home directory is home/vivian meazza/. That's automatically generated by Cygwin and I'm not changing it. I note, however that XP users will install FG in C:\program files\FlightGear. Further, I do NOT want the code automatically saving my changes, we should be given the option

RE: [Flightgear-devel] options scanninng sequence

2005-12-22 Thread Vivian Meazza
Erik Hofman Vivian Meazza wrote: Just to add that it doesn't work properly under my Cygwin, but then my home directory is home/vivian meazza/. That's automatically generated by Cygwin and I'm not changing it. I note, however that XP users will install FG in C:\program files

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication

2006-01-04 Thread Vivian Meazza
Martin Spott Andrea Vezzali wrote: Hi All! Some time ago on the mailing list I read something about multiplayer's voice comunication, does anyone is working on that? No, the solutions that people proposed in the past had been blessed with disregard by most FlightGear developers. Not

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Texture compression experiments in plib

2006-01-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Tiago Gusmão I'm having a HW problem and i can't enable AGP in linux, which makes the hunter, b1900d and the Nimitz lower FPSs dramatically, which i believe is caused by the NVRAM filling up with textures thus forcing texture transfers to the card (GF4 MX 440 64MB) so after Surge mentioned

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer display - one question

2006-01-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Martin Spott Christian Mayer wrote: The universal solution is to download the plane from the person who uses it (the download protocoll must be included in the FGFS network code). Wouldn't it be much easier if people simply contribute their work to the community ? Look, someone uses a

RE: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS

2006-01-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Curt -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of is L. Olson Sent: 09 January 2006 18:41 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS I just committed a set of atc background

RE: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS

2006-01-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Curt Frederic Bouvier wrote: Quoting Vivian Meazza : Nice try - perfectly understandable transmissions here :-). It runs under Cygwin for a while, then fails with: next chatter in 37 seconds OpenAL error (AL_INVALID_VALUE): bind_source (alGenSources) Failed to generate audio

[Flightgear-devel] CVS - Cygwin

2006-01-23 Thread Vivian Meazza
There appears to be a problem with my download of CVS this morning. I get this error when compiling under Cygwin: make[2]: Entering directory `/flightgear-cvs/source/src/ATC' cd ../.. /bin/sh /flightgear-cvs/source/missing --run automake-1.9 --gnu src/ATC/Makefile src/ATC/Makefile.am:3:

RE: [Flightgear-devel] TACAN Electrical Issue

2006-02-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
Ron Jensen I started playing with TACAN today. While it is enabled in Aircraft/Generic/generic-systems.xml it is not energized in Aircraft/Generic/generic-electrical.xml and therefore only works with custom electrical files. Suggested patch: ---

RE: [Flightgear-devel] TACAN_freq_dat

2006-02-05 Thread Vivian Meazza
Ron Jensen wrote: The file TACAN_freq.dat.gz contains the wrong frequency data for our use. It contains the ground reply channel frequencies, as we are using the frequencies to look up TACANs and VORTACs in nav.dat.gz and nav.dat.gz uses the VOR channel frequencies. Attached are modified

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

2006-02-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Melchior FRANZ * Erik Hofman -- Monday 06 February 2006 13:35: The original code was written for/by John Wojnaroski so you might be asking this a the wrong time. Personally I feel it would be a nice addition. OK, then I'll continue to work on it (as I've done since yesterday). I'll make

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

2006-02-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Curtis L. Olson Vivian Meazza wrote: I'm working at getting Festival to compile under Cygwin. They claim that it does, and, while it's very long-winded, it's looking good so far ... Is that pronounced WINE-D or WIN-D? Nah - that's as in it doesn't work - yet :-( Vivian

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

2006-02-07 Thread Vivian Meazza
I wrote I'm working at getting Festival to compile under Cygwin. They claim that it does, and, while it's very long-winded, it's looking good so far ... Is that pronounced WINE-D or WIN-D? Nah - that's as in it doesn't work - yet :-( After some trouble and lots of help

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Future feature proposal to think about...

2006-02-12 Thread Vivian Meazza
Lee Funny where you are sometimes, when ideas occur to you. I was in the shower, thinking about various aspects of FG when I thought, while doing some logical toppling: wouldn't it be fun in multi-player if there was a mode where instead of one player to one aircraft we could have many

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Re: terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::string'

2006-03-01 Thread Vivian Meazza
Mathias Fröhlich On Tuesday 28 February 2006 22:28, Melchior FRANZ wrote: Of course, sane people use Tabs, not spaces. :-) To be equal polemic: People believing in this cannot be sane :) ... and did not think about the practical consequences for others with a different editor ... Great,

RE: [Flightgear-devel] submodel suggestion

2006-03-01 Thread Vivian Meazza
Josh Babcock Perhaps there should be a way to tell a submodel to die when it hits the ground, even it it has not reached it's life/ limit yet. Josh Right now there is no way that a submodel knows where the ground beneath it is. There is no underlying dynamic model - just some simple

[Flightgear-devel] A4F Model

2006-03-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi I started out by adjusting the catapult strop and holdback attachment points for the A4, and noticed that we had an A4E YASim config (more or less) with an A3F modified for the Blue Angels aerobatic team 3D model. So I tidied up the 3d model, constructed the correct YASim config, including

RE: [Flightgear-devel] A4F Model

2006-03-04 Thread Vivian Meazza
bar holding at the back of the nose gear strut) ? I can send some diagrams if you need. Isao Vivian Meazza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I started out by adjusting the catapult strop and holdback attachment points for the A4, and noticed that we had an A4E YASim config

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Re: fix for exit crash

2006-03-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Melchior FRANZ I'm also getting the very annoying ... leaving my airspace ... crash, which looks very similar. Can you post a backtrace for that? It doesn't happen every time, and it isn't happening right now. The next time it does, I'll try to get a bt. V.

[Flightgear-devel] English Electric Lightning

2006-03-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi AJ and I have been doing a bit more work on this model. The exterior is now (nearly) as good as the interior. Hmm, perhaps not :-) Here are some screen shots: ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/lightning-metallic-finis h.jpg

RE: [Flightgear-devel] AI objects with hardened surface not possible? Dave Culp?

2006-03-11 Thread Vivian Meazza
Mathias Fröhlich On Saturday 11 March 2006 01:44, Georg Vollnhals wrote: Of course the ship-model is hardened when put into the scenery as a static object. It also works when I make a moving ship-object with fixed direction (see listed XML-file at the bottom of this message). Also

[Flightgear-devel] Carrier Stuff

2006-03-19 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, We now have some more eye candy in our carrier models: working catapult strop, holdback, and JBDs (Jet Blast Deflectors). The catapult tracks have also been lengthened to tae into account the new locations of the holdbacks on the Seahawk and A4F. Some screenshots:

RE: [Flightgear-devel] b1900d questions.....

2006-03-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
Martin Spott wrote Hello Syd, two points I would like to comment on: syd sandy wrote: The flight dynamics seem a bit off , Im not sure if anyone modified them again , but it seems to want to stall at take off speeds... I want to fix that , but I think someone may have tweaked it

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-03-30 Thread Vivian Meazza
Frank Olaf Sem-Jacobsen I thought it was about time that I started to dig through and play with the code of flightgear with the aim of being able to contribute with one part or another when I get to grips with it. I am currently dual booting Windows and Linux, but since my main work

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-04-01 Thread Vivian Meazza
Olaf Flebbe Cygwin last time, so I wonder if anyone has a quick and dirty howto for compiling flightgear and its dependencies in MSVS 2005? I looked at the wiki, but I think there are some main problems that I don't really Have a look at http://www.oflebbe/oflebbe/FlightGear BTW:

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-04-01 Thread Vivian Meazza
a écrit : Vivian Meazza a écrit : Olaf Flebbe Cygwin last time, so I wonder if anyone has a quick and dirty howto for compiling flightgear and its dependencies in MSVS 2005? I looked at the wiki, but I think there are some main problems that I don't really Have a look

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-04-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
..\..\src\Include\config.h The Release Mode was correct only debug was wrong. I have no clue what went wrong with exit(). Olaf 2006/4/1, Vivian Meazza [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Olaf Flebbe Cygwin last time, so I wonder if anyone has a quick and dirty howto for compiling

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Reminder: upcoming v0.9.10 release

2006-04-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
Curtis L. Olson Ron Jensen wrote: At the risk of repeating myself, TACAN is broken for everything but the carriers. Replacing the two files below makes it work perfectly. Can someone submit them to CVS before the 0.9.10 release _please!_ Last month I suggested a change[1] to

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-04-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
MSVC or cygwin headers and libraries, but please do not mix them. Olaf 2006/4/2, Vivian Meazza [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Olaf Flebbe Yes there is a patch outstanding. Please go to the FlightGearLib Project in the solution explorer right click, select properties (the last entry

RE: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-04-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Fred Unfortunately, I discovered that submodels no longer work. I downloaded Fred's binary of -0.9.10-pre3 this morning, and they no longer work there either. So far as I can see, they are still working under Cygwin as of last night. Do you have a test case ? What should I do to

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Proposal for 1.0

2006-04-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
AJ MacLeod On Thursday 06 April 2006 10:21, Martin Spott wrote: this is now going to be the third release in a row that relies on PLIB CVS, I find this is a bit unsatisfactory. I've been building CVS with plib-1.8.4 (the last release) for ages with no particular problems, so I'm not sure

RE: [Flightgear-devel] A4F problem

2006-04-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Fred This is what I am getting with CVS today ( --aircraft=a4f ) : Failed to load submodel: Failed to open file at i:/FlightGear/cvs/fgfsbase/Aircraft/a4/Models/strop.xml Failed to load aircraft from Aircraft/a4/Models/a4f-blue.xml (Falling back to glider.ac.) I haven't changed

RE: [Flightgear-devel] A4F problem

2006-04-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Fred This is what I am getting with CVS today ( --aircraft=a4f ) : Failed to load submodel: Failed to open file at i:/FlightGear/cvs/fgfsbase/Aircraft/a4/Models/strop.xml Failed to load aircraft from Aircraft/a4/Models/a4f-blue.xml (Falling back to glider.ac.)

RE: [Flightgear-devel] A4F problem

2006-04-09 Thread Vivian Meazza
Fred Vivian Meazza a écrit : Fred This is what I am getting with CVS today ( --aircraft=a4f ) : Failed to load submodel: Failed to open file at i:/FlightGear/cvs/fgfsbase/Aircraft/a4/Models/strop.xml Failed to load aircraft from Aircraft/a4/Models/a4f-blue.xml (Falling

RE: [Flightgear-devel] Updated F4E

2006-04-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
Ron Jensen http://www.jentronics.com/fgfs/ Here is another update to the F4E, same place as it always is http://www.jentronics.com/fgfs/F4E.tgz Today's update has some cosmetic fixes to the 3D model, it now rotates around its axises correctly. (Thanks Dave) It also has afterburner

[Flightgear-devel] A4F - AAR Capability

2006-04-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, I committed a new facility for the A4F yesterday. It now has a functioning AAR capability with YASim, like the one already available for JSBSim. I have also taken the opportunity to adjust the panel to make it more nearly like that of an A4F, rather than an A4C, although a couple of the

RE: [Flightgear-devel] A4F - AAR Capability

2006-04-29 Thread Vivian Meazza
Dave I committed a new facility for the A4F yesterday. It now has a functioning AAR capability with YASim, like the one already available for JSBSim. ... Great. I can't wait to try it out. BTW, now I can stop using the T-38 as a refueling demonstrator :) It's still a radar

[Flightgear-devel] Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR)

2006-05-18 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, We have now completed and committed to CVS the next stage in development of our AAR capability - user to user AAR over the Multiplayer(MP) Network. This comprises: Updated code in cvs AIModels Updated carrier_nav.dat.gz file A flyable tanker - the KC135 AA TACAN which can now detect MP

[Flightgear-devel] AAR

2006-05-20 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, AAR is fun, if a little tricky. These screen shots were taken with an AI tanker. ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/KC135-KC135-1.jpg ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/KC135-cockpit.jpg The KC135 is AAR capable so a full fuel load was

RE: [Flightgear-devel] harrier checkin

2006-05-25 Thread Vivian Meazza
shavlir -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of @uiuc.edu Sent: 25 May 2006 04:31 To: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: [Flightgear-devel] harrier checkin Since those of you who have checkin access never seem to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgmap navaids

2006-06-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
Ron Jensen -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sent: 02 June 2006 04:29 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgmap navaids On Fri, 2006-06-02 at 11:04 +1000, Pigeon wrote: The only

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Light inside the cockpit

2006-06-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
Gonzalo Aguilar Delgado -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sent: 02 June 2006 12:56 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; FlightGear developers discussions Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Light inside the cockpit Yep, you have

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgmap navaids

2006-06-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
Ron Jensen Hi Vivian I'm more than willing to be corrected on this one, but my understanding is as follows: A VORTAC station has 3 frequencies in RL - TACAN, VOR, and DME. This is my understanding, too. Further A TACAN channel includes 3 frequencies, Two for TACAN/DME and one

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Boeing 777-200

2006-06-04 Thread Vivian Meazza
Justin Smithies Hi all Curtis has just uploaded mine Syd Adams new 777-200 model to the FG d/l section. It has cabin lights switchable , logo lights and strobes / landing gear. 3d cockpit , although the AP requires some work, so if anyone can tweek the AP to work correctly we

[Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, In the course of developing the KC135, I noticed that parts of the autopilot function do not work in that model, copied from the B737 - the bits described as vor/loc and app. Investigation showed that the cause was simple - in JSBSim a jet ac does not have vacuum system. No vacuum - no

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
inappropriate for even halfway recent military or civil aircraft. Vivian Meazza wrote: In the course of developing the KC135, I noticed that parts of the autopilot function do not work in that model, copied from the B737 - the bits described as vor/loc and app. Investigation showed that the cause

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Jon In the course of developing the KC135, I noticed that parts of the autopilot function do not work in that model, copied from the B737 - the bits described as vor/loc and app. Investigation showed that the cause was simple - in JSBSim a jet ac does not have vacuum system. No vacuum

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
AJ wrote On Wednesday 14 June 2006 21:51, Josh Babcock wrote: Can't you just supply whatever property regarding the vacuum system that the instrument is looking for? He could (which ISTR I had to do for the Lightning) but I think it would be nice to have the correct system available

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Josh Vivian Meazza wrote: Hi, In the course of developing the KC135, I noticed that parts of the autopilot function do not work in that model, copied from the B737 - the bits described as vor/loc and app. Investigation showed that the cause was simple - in JSBSim a jet ac does

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-16 Thread Vivian Meazza
Curt wrote Vivian Meazza wrote: There is one - nearly - as I said orientation/heading-magnetic-deg. But it's not derived from an instrument, and therefore has no supply, neither can it fail, not does it have any error. Further, use of such a property will not stop, AFAIKS

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature

2006-06-16 Thread Vivian Meazza
Roy Vegard Ovesen wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sent: 16 June 2006 10:26 To: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot Bug/Feature På 16.06.2006 10:19 CEST skrev Vivian

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Memory leak

2006-06-17 Thread Vivian Meazza
Lee On Saturday 17 June 2006 07:34, Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Lee Elliott -- Saturday 17 June 2006 05:02: Is anyone else seeing a memory leak in current cvs? I would be surprised if we had no leaks at all. But in a short test with $ fgfs --aircraft=ufo --airport=kufo ... i didn't

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Memory leak

2006-06-18 Thread Vivian Meazza
Lee Elliott wrote On Saturday 17 June 2006 20:18, Vivian Meazza wrote: Lee On Saturday 17 June 2006 07:34, Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Lee Elliott -- Saturday 17 June 2006 05:02: Is anyone else seeing a memory leak in current cvs? I would be surprised if we had no leaks

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan

2006-06-19 Thread Vivian Meazza
Josh What property can I increment to change the channel on the TACAN? I have a knob on a TACAN instrument that is supposed to either inc/dec the channel, or the x/y selector, depending on the position of another switch. I could do this by introducing another property and some nasal to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan

2006-06-19 Thread Vivian Meazza
Josh Babcock wrote Vivian Meazza wrote: Josh What property can I increment to change the channel on the TACAN? I have a knob on a TACAN instrument that is supposed to either inc/dec the channel, or the x/y selector, depending on the position of another switch. I could do

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Memory leak

2006-06-20 Thread Vivian Meazza
Dave Perry I have had lock-ups on longer X-C flights with the pa24-250 recently that could be from a memory leak. So I used the system monitor to check on VM growth. The only 2D pannel used in the pa24-250 is the radio stack. So I tried commenting out various components of the radio

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin Build of FlightGear

2006-06-20 Thread Vivian Meazza
Georg Vollnhals wrote when I try running flightgear. Very, very frustrating. I hate to do this, but I guess I will next try to completely delete all cygwin directories. This is just so strange. This was the only solution for me which worked! I'd really like to know how many are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] wxradar question

2006-07-01 Thread Vivian Meazza
Justin Smithies asked: Me and Syd have implemented the wxradar into our 777-200 model and have noticed that it will only display the clouds if 3d clouds are selected. Is there a reason for this or is it simply something that was overlooked ? The wxradar displays the positions of the 3d

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ..~/.cvspass???

2006-07-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
Arnt Karlsen On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 00:28:06 -0400, Josh wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..this works, thanks, but I _should_ be able to use Ralf's Makefile too. The idea is make this useable off a Live CD too. Oh, I see. Yes, it should come with a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ..fixed, was:..~/.cvspass???

2006-07-03 Thread Vivian Meazza
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Arnt Karlsen Sent: 03 July 2006 17:08 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: [Flightgear-devel] ..fixed, was:..~/.cvspass??? On Mon, 3 Jul 2006 15:10:03 +0100, Vivian wrote in

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ASI: YASim Systems/pitot bug ?

2006-07-17 Thread Vivian Meazza
Melchior Seems that there are two bugs that make the bo105 ASI show positive speeds when flying backwards: 1. YASim delivers a positive /velocities/airspeed-kt on backward flight. 2. Systems/pitot.cxx wouldn't handle negative values correctly, anyway, as it squares the speed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] chrome animation

2006-07-30 Thread Vivian Meazza
Syd -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of sandy Sent: 30 July 2006 08:23 To: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: [Flightgear-devel] chrome animation Is there a way to blend the chrome texture without completely

[Flightgear-devel] Seahawk

2006-08-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, Melchior has produced a nice addition to the Seahawk: the managed view. This adjusts the pilot's view to where he might look during manoeuvres. I have adjusted the g-effects (black/red-out and head shake) to suit. We think it makes a worthwhile enhancement to the realism of flying the

[Flightgear-devel] Flight Sim Development

2006-09-29 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, You might find this an amusing take on someone else's Flight Sim http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcW3hbnR2EI Made me laugh anyway, Vivian - Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the Future of IT Join SourceForge.net's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin Installation problem

2006-10-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
lights (when scenery path stays unspecified). I think Vivian Meazza described a similar problem over here: http://mail.flightgear.org/pipermail/flightgear-devel/2005-August/038846.html Hardware problems seem unlikely since FG worked properly on the same machine when installed over

Re: [Flightgear-devel] simgear compile errors

2006-10-30 Thread Vivian Meazza
Michal Fabik Hello, I've cvs-updated the simgear source a couple of hours back and encountered the following: 1) configure says I don't have openAL installed which is not true. Reinstalling openAL with --prefix=/usr fixed this. 2) make says . . . In file included from

[Flightgear-devel] CVS - OSG

2006-11-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, SG-CVS fails to build under MSVC8 atm. It fails in SGQuat.hxx. copysign is not recognised. Replacing sin05ang = copysign(sqrt(sin05ang), sig); with sin05ang = _copysign(sqrt(sin05ang), sig); ^ seems to do the trick Vivian

[Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, Just a quick report on some tests with FG-OSG compiled under MSVC8 using Olaf's project files etc. that I've carried out on the models for which I am responsible: Hurricane/Spitfire/Seafire won't start. The starter spins continuously, but the engine won't fire. A4F crashes FG,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear starting time

2006-11-04 Thread Vivian Meazza
Olaf Flebbe wrote Hi, i noticed that the version of flightgear i built from scratch using cygwin takes significantly more time to start up (about 4-5 minutes) than the one i installed using the exe-file from flightgear.org http://flightgear.org (about 1-2 minutes). is there any

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear starting time

2006-11-05 Thread Vivian Meazza
Olaf Flebbe However, FG-OSG compiled using Olaf's stuff (for which we must be most grateful) is both significantly slower to load and run than FG-Plib compiled with MSVC8 here. You actually see a slowdown on loading ? Yes, I haven't timed it exactly, but I would estimate 15=25%

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG - Bugs

2006-11-05 Thread Vivian Meazza
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

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows

2006-11-05 Thread Vivian Meazza
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flightgear- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Olaf Flebbe Sent: 05 November 2006 22:43 To: FlightGear developers discussions Cc: Mathias Fröhlich Subject: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows Hi, while double (and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows

2006-11-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Lets hope that youre correct. Right now we have _fewer_ features, and a _lower_ frame rate. I hope that adding back the features we used to have wont further reduce the frame rate, let alone adding new ones. Were in danger of limiting the use of FG to high end machines. I have a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows

2006-11-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Martin Spott Vivian Meazza wrote: Let's hope that you're correct. Right now we have _fewer_ features, and a _lower_ frame rate. I hope that adding back the features we used to have won't further reduce the frame rate, let alone adding new ones. Hey, guys, you're talking about

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows

2006-11-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Frederic Bouvier Quoting Vivian Meazza : Martin Spott Vivian Meazza wrote: Let's hope that you're correct. Right now we have _fewer_ features, and a _lower_ frame rate. I hope that adding back the features we used to have won't further reduce the frame rate, let

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG Performance on WIndows

2006-11-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Fred wrote: Selon Vivian Meazza : Yes, I saw you had fixed that, but that's the only one with that particular problem. Since it worked under plib, and AC3D didn't complain, I would never have worked that one out - thank you. If only the rest were that easy - the others seem

Re: [Flightgear-devel] web site hacked ?

2006-11-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Andrew Gluszynski Hi all, I dont normaly post to this mailing list, but i think the web site has been hacked? It has, but this still works http://flightgear.org/ Vivian - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last new OSG version - better framerates

2006-11-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Maik Justus wrote Hi Georg, very good new. Thanks to Mathias for this improvement. Maik Georg Vollnhals schrieb: Hi, I just did some further tests with the LAST NEW OSG version from Mathias and GOOD NEWS, really improved framerates (test details as already reported, not

Re: [Flightgear-devel] MSVC8 update

2006-11-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
Olaf Flebbe wrote: FYI: I did a major overhaul to the build system for MSVC8 (again). Now with a common infrastructure for building OSG itself, FlightGear/Plib branch and FlightGear/OSG. Now FlightGear is linked dynamically, even in the plib case, making support more easy.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] MSVC8 update

2006-11-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
I wrote: I see a great improvement in frame rates - now only about 10% down. Perhaps a little optimistic: 20% down would be more accurate. Still a very worthwhile gain though. Vivian - Using Tomcat but need to do more?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last new OSG version - better framerates

2006-11-16 Thread Vivian Meazza
Mathias Fröhlich wrote It would still be interesting why we get consistently bad performance reports on win32 and most unix users report equal to much better performance... It certainly would. My system comprises a P4 2.8 with .5 Gb RAM and a recently purchased nVidia FX 6200 with 256 Mb

[Flightgear-devel] CVS-OSG - Bug

2006-11-17 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, Here' a nice effect: ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/floodlight.jpg But I don't think it's intentional. Something wrong with LMT and GMT perhaps? It looks as if the illumination of the ac is at noon, while the scenery is midnight. Now if we could do that for all the ac

Re: [Flightgear-devel] CVS-OSG - Bug

2006-11-18 Thread Vivian Meazza
I wrote: Here' a nice effect: ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/floodlight.jpg But I don't think it's intentional. Something wrong with LMT and GMT perhaps? It looks as if the illumination of the ac is at noon, while the scenery is midnight. Now if we could do that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG crashes and Reply: osg/plib fps

2006-11-24 Thread Vivian Meazza
Mathias Fröhlich On Tuesday 21 November 2006 22:44, Georg Vollnhals wrote: I can only confirm the big fps improvement, with the OSG cvs compile of this evening I get (nearly) stable 85 fps at KSFO with the Cessna. This might say nothing to you, but the *very first* OSG compile started

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OSG fps

2006-11-26 Thread Vivian Meazza
Olaf Flebbe wrote now FlightGear OSG is running almost at the same speed (sometimes faster) than plib for me. FreeGlut was the culprit. Switching the the good old glut gives another 10% FPS boost. And it fixes a bug: For me the c172p with freeglut is accellerating itself at the runway

[Flightgear-devel] Cows

2006-12-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, There have been several complaints about our fauna, namely headless cows, over on the IRC channel. I've done one with a head: ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/lowish-poly-cow.jpg it's 180 vertices, so heads ain't free. If no one objects, I intend to replace the headless

Re: [Flightgear-devel] osg, libgif and debian sid

2006-12-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Josh Babcock wrote I'm having trouble with OSG and debian's giflib3g-dev package. When I try to compile OSG, i get the following error. Has anyone else seen this? If not, I will take it to the OSG list. I am compiling the version in OSG_OP_OT-1.2-Flightgear.tar.gz Josh You don't need

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Spitfire/Seafire mag compass doesn't work in CVS- fixed

2006-12-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
Nick Warne wrote Hi all, Latest CVS osg I found the magnetic compass isn't working in the Spitfire/Seafire. After a lot of faffing about (using the Hurricane compass as reference, as that worked), I found the issue... or rather diff did. --- Spitfire/Models/compass.xml 2006-12-28

Re: [Flightgear-devel] hsi.xml now responds to serviceable flag (or lack thereof)

2007-02-02 Thread Vivian Meazza
John Denker wrote On 01/31/2007 05:59 PM, AJ MacLeod wrote: Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I suspect you're only looking at aircraft which use old fashioned simple XML electrical systems. Most vaguely recent aircraft which have had any significant attention paid to their

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FG IVAO client (II)

2007-02-15 Thread Vivian Meazza
Pep. Sorry, I forgot to post the bitmap... Here it is... Regarding the command-line thing, it might be good to start there. However, what should be the right tool to use when it comes the time to set up the GUI? I'm not entirely clear about what you require, but your picture looks

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [BUG] simgear/math/polar3d.cxx: bothfunctions assume inverted longitude

2007-02-26 Thread Vivian Meazza
Melchior * Melchior FRANZ -- Sunday 25 February 2007: I would fix the files if people agree that what I consider a bug is indeed a bug. I assume that the whole stuff should be dumped and replaced with geo_*_wgs_84() functions, right? And this is the end of my one-man thread. :-)

[Flightgear-devel] [ANN]- AIShips - Flightplans

2007-03-05 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, I've just added to cvs (with Melchior assistance/advice) the facility for AIShips to follow a 'flightplan', and added a scenario to demonstrate it in cvs-data (PAVictoria_demo.xml). This has a couple of ferries running between Port Angeles and Victoria, British Columbia. The new code

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [BUG] Spitfire throttle boost gauge fails (withfix)

2007-03-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Nick wrote Hi all, Flying the Spitfire, if you get airborne and then drop the throttle to zero, the gear warning alarm klaxon sounds. Hitting 'k' or 'K' to turn this off then produces: Nasal runtime error: non-objects have no members at

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AI flights...

2007-03-08 Thread Vivian Meazza
Syd wrote HI all , playing around with Traffic , having fun , but noticed a few things . Just want to know if Im doing something wrong , or I'm expecting something that doesnt work yet Aircraft seem to appear only if you start at about the same time a s the departure time: Ive sat

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AI flights...

2007-03-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Dene wrote: By the way , I've also enabled the Victoria ferries , nice addition . I added a screenshot to my webpage of one leaving Port Angeles... I'll probably add a Vancouver route too Aww...com'on Syd...what's the URL?...since I can't see Vivians

Re: [Flightgear-devel] altimeter - encoder - kap140.nas

2007-03-24 Thread Vivian Meazza
Melchior wrote: * Dave Perry -- Saturday 24 March 2007: Does anyone know what happened to John Denker? My way or the highway? I am still interested in the improved altimeter/atmosphere model being added to FlightGear. So am I. I had just done code review and pointed out

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Generic aar.nas/AI properties

2007-03-29 Thread Vivian Meazza
Markus Zojer Hello all! First off, when linking the B-2(yasim) to the generic aar.nas I experienced a constant switching of the engines/out-of-fuel property which unsurprisingly results in low thrust. Could this be related to the broken fuel-consumed-lbs property (of yasim?) that is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Nick Warne wrote: On Friday 06 April 2007 14:00:14 AJ MacLeod wrote: The tanker in refueling_demo doesn't have TACAN at all. In fact, I think we have a bit of needless duplication with those demos, and one of them could be removed without too much pain... OK, Csaba found the bug

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [RFC] tacan rewrite

2007-04-12 Thread Vivian Meazza
Csaba Halász Hello! I have looked into tacan code when investigating a bug found by Nick. From the one-liner fix it grew to this massive patch. Here is what I did: Moved tacan parameters from carrier_nav.dat to the appropriate model node in the property tree (eg.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [RFC] tacan rewrite

2007-04-12 Thread Vivian Meazza
Csaba Halász On 4/12/07, Vivian Meazza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Doesn't make any sense to me - what bug are you trying to fix? None, it is already fixed. This is just a follow-up. Why do you want to offset a TACAN position? You know why: because on the carriers the tacan altitude

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   >