Beware! GTX2 can cause problems

Jerry Daniels jerry at daniels-mara.com
Tue Mar 18 10:23:44 EDT 2008


Len, there are quite a few people using that version without that  
problem or anything like it. Many of us use GLX2 many hours a day, day  
after day. One wonders what it is about your system that's causing it.  
Memory? Some specific to your machine?

On Mar 18, 2008, at 7:50 AM, Len Morgan wrote:

> 2.1b40
>
> Petrides, M.D. Marian wrote:
>> 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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