RenderPal V2 2.5.0 released

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RenderPal V2 2.5.0 released

Post by Shoran Support » 19 Jan 2011, 17:09

Changelog for RenderPal V2 2.5.0

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[+ Global] Added a renderer license management
[+ Svr/Rc] Added user groups
[+ RmCtrl] The console remote controller can now query data from the server using -query
[+ Global] Net jobs now can have tags
[+ Svr/Rc] The net job list can now be quickly filtered by their tags
[+ Server] Added an option to restart chunks of a client if its CPU usage drops below a certain threshold over a period of time
[+ Svr/Rc] Net jobs can now be "colored"
[+ Client] The Linux and MacOSX clients now report the current CPU and memory statistics
[+ Global] The log directory can now be set to a user-defined path
[+ Svr/Rc] Added an option to the net job frame checking to disable frame checking for subsequent, automatically created jobs
[+ Global] Output filters now support custom script callback functions
[+ Global] Output filters now support regular expressions
[+ Svr/Rc] It's now possible to quickly reset all erroneous chunks of a net job
[+ Server] When a net job is deleted remotely, an entry is now added to the event log
[+ RmCtrl] When logging in using the graphical RC, the configuration file of the console RC is updated (if the corresponding entries are empty)
[+ Svr/Rc] Added 5 and 10 minutes to the "Idle clients shutdown" menu (client pool list)

[# Svr/Rc] Dramatically improved the performance of the net job chunk list and the client list
[# Global] It's now possible to execute net job post-events on success and on failure (of a chunk or the entire job)
[# RmCtrl] The console RC now supports multiple presets (using -nj_preset multiple times)
[# Client] The client now logs the output of jobs into separate log files
[# Server] Cancelling a net job chunk will now reduce its attempts count
[# Svr/Rc] Resetting all cancelled chunks of a net job will now also reset their render attempts count
[# Server] Cancelled net jobs no longer count as pending when sending email status reports
[# Svr/Rc] Made adding multiple user accounts easier
[# Svr/Rc] Improved the coloring in the frames list of the manual frame checker window
[# Svr/Rc] When dropping folders onto the scene list (render set tab), files will now be added recursively
[# Svr/Rc] The net job dialog now shows warnings if frame splitting/image slicing cannot be applied
[# Global] The "filter as you type" feature in the event log now has a small delay before updating
[# RmCtrl] The console remote controller will no longer request administrative system rights
[# Svr/Rc] When changing the sort column in the client pool list/net job chunk list, the expanded/collapsed states are now preserved
[# Global] Improved how the internal Python path is set
[# Server] Placeholder values in Python net job events are now escaped (\ becomes \\, for example)
[# Svr/Rc] The lists in the user management dialog now support multiple selections (for easy account/group removal)
[# RmCtrl] Made the console remote controller help output easier to read
[# Svr/Rc] The custom idle clients shutdown time dialog now remembers the last entered value
[# Server] Updated to SQLite 3.7.3
[# Global] Smaller changes and fixes here and there

[! Server] When deleting a net job, unnecessary chunk updates were sent, making deletion very slow
[! Global] Checking whether a directory exists didn't work for UNC paths
[! Svr/Rc] If a pool or client was deleted while the net job dialog was open, a crash could occur
[! Svr/Rc] Resetting all cancalled chunks of a net job did not update the net job status properly
[! Global] Reduced flickering when filtering an event log
[! RmCtrl] The toolbar for the client pool list didn't reflect the current user rights
[! Server] Fixed the "$(RenderSet.outfile_full)" net job event parameter
[! RmCtrl] Fixed a minor commandline parsing bug in the console remote controller