Assumed: Visual Studio 2008 installed, Python 2.6 installed, subversion installed. svn co https://svn.blender.org/svnroot/bf-blender/trunk/blender c:\dev\blender svn co https://svn.blender.org/svnroot/bf-blender/trunk/lib/windows c:\dev\lib\windows start Visual Studio 2008 command prompt set PATH=C:\Python26;%PATH% cd c:\dev\blender python scons\scons.py WITH_BF_COLLADA=1 WITH_BF_QUICKTIME=0 PS. I’m still writing the detailed tutorial
I have created a 30-minute screencast in which I briefly show how Blender 2.5 can be compiled using the SCons/msvc toolset. This screencast is as a quick gap-fill until I have written out more detailed notes.
As I wrote in my previous message, I’ve been working on getting OpenCOLLADA libs built for Blender 2.5. Yesterday I managed to get the problems solved for getting good builds on win32. Today, I managed to create working 64-bit builds of OpenCOLLADA. The libraries I have committed to our repository, along with the necessary changes … Read more
Arystan Dyussenov has finally managed to merge the GSoC COLLADA branch to trunk. I have been fighting with a broken-ish build environment and the OpenCOLLADA libraries since then. First, many days were wasted in figuring out why during linking of the first library of OpenCOLLADA the build process would go in an eternal loop, issueing … Read more
Marco Ardito has sent me a new version of the Manual PDF, which is based on the wiki. This version brings Blender Manual PDF up-to-date with 2009.01.29. Wiki Manual PDF (26MB), updated 2009.01.29 This is the PDF version of the Manual from the http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Manual Again a big thanks to Marco Ardito for his efforts.