Beware! GTX2 can cause problems

Petrides, M.D. Marian mpetrides at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 18 08:46:37 EDT 2008


Which beta were you using when you had problems?

On Mar 18, 2008, at 7:37 AM, Len Morgan wrote:

> I've started having the same problem: Massive slow down of the whole  
> system when I've got GLX2 running.  This was after deleting the  
> preferences file.  To try and solve another problem, I was advised  
> to go back to the stable version.  After the problem had been  
> resolved, I went back to the latest beta and that's when the slow  
> down started.  Sometimes it gets to the point of being almost  
> unusable.
>
> len morgan
>
> Dave wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> It doesn't appear to be doing that on my system, also it started  
>> running so slowly so as it be unusable, so I uninstalled it. Spent  
>> a weird hour trying to figure out where my changes had got to last  
>> night!
>>
>> All the Best
>> Dave
>>
>> On 17 Mar 2008, at 14:28, Trevor DeVore wrote:
>>
>>> On Mar 17, 2008, at 5:35 AM, Dave wrote:
>>>
>>>> Ran into this and it caused me no end of grief, I'm using two  
>>>> versions of RunRev, 2.8.1.472 and the 2.9 Beta. I also use GTX2  
>>>> and this is where the confusion came in. If you edit a script in  
>>>> one version of RunRev/GTX2, then open the Script in the version  
>>>> of RunRev/GTX2, the changes don't appear! I think that GTX2 must  
>>>> be caching the Script Source code somewhere that is Private to  
>>>> the Version of RunRev you are currently using?
>>>
>>> In addition to Sarah and Jerry's comments I would also add that  
>>> GLX2 stores the script you are working on (hasn't been compiled  
>>> yet) in the object itself. So the script you are working on  
>>> follows that object around. So opening the script of the object in  
>>> another version of Rev running GLX2 should still show the script  
>>> in progress (done this plenty of times myself).
>>>
>>> Opening the script in the Rev script editor will NOT show the  
>>> working script, however, since Rev doesn't know about GLX2 custom  
>>> properties.
>>>
>>> So if you aren't seeing changes as you move between two versions  
>>> of Rev that are both using GLX2 then my guess is that you have the  
>>> stack open in both versions at the same time and aren't reloading  
>>> the stack into memory. If a stack file has been loaded in memory  
>>> and you change the stack file on disk the changes on disk will not  
>>> show up in the stack in memory until it is reloaded. Is it  
>>> possible that this is what is happening on your end?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Trevor DeVore
>>> Blue Mango Learning Systems
>>> www.bluemangolearning.com    -    www.screensteps.com
>>>
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