[Opensim-testers] OpenSim 2.2.0 Release candidate is available
t.dorn at pgrad.unimelb.edu.au
Mon Nov 8 15:22:11 PST 2010
Plugins compile, install, and are now detected accordingly using beta 6.
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Ayman Habib <ahabib at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> I think that was a mixup while building the installer, on my part, that led
> to including a library built with VisualStudio 9 Express. I fixed this in a
> new installer (beta 6) that I just posted on the downloads page (to replace
> the older one for VisualStudio 8Pro). I'd really appreciate if you can
> retest the plugin and let me know how it goes. This was also reported by
> Thanks much,
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Dorn" <t.dorn at pgrad.unimelb.edu.au
> To: "Ayman Habib" <ahabib at stanford.edu>
> Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 4:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [Opensim-testers] OpenSim 2.2.0 Release candidate is available
> for testing
> Yes that is correct: I installed using OpenSim-2.2.0-b5win32-VC8P.exe.
> I am using VS8 Pro, and I all plugin dlls are stored in C:\Program
> Files\OpenSim 2.2\plugins. I have also added this to the path.
> I am using Windows Vista, but I doubt that has anything to do with the
> problem as everything worked fine in beta 4. I don't have depends.exe
> but I can look into getting and trying it.
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:18 AM, Ayman Habib <ahabib at stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Tim,
>> Thanks for testing and reporting. Do you have a DependencyWalker
>> (depends.exe?) If so, you can try to load the dll into it and find out
>> dependencies are missing.
>> To confirm, you're using 2008 Professional and didn't have the problem
>> the previous install. Are you using the VC8 or VC9E variant of the
>> Thanks again,
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Dorn" <
>> t.dorn at pgrad.unimelb.edu.au>
>> To: "Ayman Habib" <ahabib at stanford.edu>
>> Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 3:30 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Opensim-testers] OpenSim 2.2.0 Release candidate is
>> for testing
>> Hi Ayman,
>> I have tested the install of OpenSim B5 on Windows Vista. Everything
>> installs OK. When I try to compile and test a plugin analysis, it
>> compiles and installs without any problem (I am using VS8 Pro).
>> However the plugin seems to not be found when I type "analyze -L
>> PluginName", despite the dll existing in C:\Program Files\OpenSim
>> 2.2\plugins. It just says "Failed to load library osimPlugin, ERROR-
>> library could not be loaded".
>> I have also added this directory to the path to no avail. This happens
>> both with my own plugin and the example osimPlugin. The strange thing
>> is that it DOES work when I follow exactly the same steps with Opensim
>> 2.2 Beta 4 (so I doubt I am doing anything wrong). So the fact that
>> the plugin is detected in beta 4 and not beta 5 is strange. Is there
>> something extra I should be doing?
>> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Ayman Habib <ahabib at stanford.edu> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> A release candidate of OpenSim 2.2. has been placed on the downloads page
>>> OpenSim under the package name "OpenSim Release Betas", please give it a
>>> spin and send your findings to this list. As of now the release is
>>> on Windows (and built with VisualStudio 8 Professional & VisualStudio 9
>>> Express). Please use the download marked as beta 5. Updated linux and MAC
>>> builds of the OpenSim libraries will be available next week. For specific
>>> testing activities, I created a list of tasks, available at
>>> Feel free to pick any subset of these and let us know so that the effort
>>> not duplicated. Just installing the application, and trying the
>>> plugin or trying to continue your regular use of OpenSim and reporting
>>> issues would be a great help.
>>> The release contains primarily bug fixes and a few changes to the GUI.
>>> User Guide has been updated accordingly.
>>> Thanks all for your time & I sure look forward to your feedback.
>>> On behalf of the OpenSim team
>>> Opensim-testers mailing list
>>> Opensim-testers at simtk.org
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