[HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

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[HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by mcallegari » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:59 pm

Hey everyone !
First of all this is not QLC+ 5...before you ask.
It's a new minor version of the QLC+ 4 family, with a plethora of fixes and changes.

We need everyone with a bit of time and wiling to contribute to this project to do some early testing before this version is declared as final.
Being a .0 version, there are areas that got mostly rewritten. In particular you are invited to test all the plugins you can.
OSC, ArtNet, E1.31 have changed a lot (see the documentation)
DMX USB got improved on Windows and HID acquired the joystick support on OSX.

If you encounter issues, please make sure they weren't there in previous versions. In case, open a new thread in this forum.
If you find issues specific of this version, you are invited and welcome to report them.
Please always indicate which operating system and which hardware (DMX adapter, audio card, etc..) you are using
Eventually attach a workspace that allow us to reproduce the issue you found.

This is the changelog so far. We still need to review the fixtures submitted in the last few months:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mcall ... /changelog

And here the TEST versions. Both are bundled with Qt 5.4.2, so the latest version.

Please note that TEST versions are development versions, so they are not meant to be used in a production environment !
Windows: QLC+_4.9.0-TEST-20150615.exe

OSX: QLC+_4.9.0-TEST-20150615.dmg

Linux: come on guys ! I know you can build QLC+ yourself ;)

Thanks everybody !

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by mcallegari » Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:19 am

So, more than 70 visits to this post and no feedbacks at all :(

Do we really have a bugfree 4.9.0 version ? I doubt that.

In case you can also test it and report "I tested this, this and this and everything works well".
It would help as well.

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Post by Mysteryland » Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:19 am

mcallegari wrote:So, more than 70 visits to this post and no feedbacks at all :(
Do we really have a bugfree 4.9.0 version ? I doubt that.
Sorry Massimo,

at summertime i prefer to spend my time outside my party room and prefer to enjoy the sun (if it's available here in germany).
But i'm very happy to watch the progress of QLC+ and im looking forward to spend a lot of time with the next version in spring ;)

It's a good point to see in the release notes that you now have a connection to the german DMXControl Projects e.V. with their Nodle U1!

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Heiko

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by OddSocks » Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:19 pm

Will try and have a look at this over the next week if that is any help :)

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by mcallegari » Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:19 pm

OddSocks wrote:Will try and have a look at this over the next week if that is any help :)
Thanks Tim. Much appreciated

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by sbenejam » Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:02 pm

I just compile qlcplus from GIT. I test it this weekend.

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by iamchrislaurie » Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:42 am

OK Compiled on Linux using qt5.4.1. All compiled OK (after a make distclean).

Did some basic editing of a workspace and ran our show of last year and out generic set-up. Also ran with custom HID and midi controllers.

All basic stuff, I do not have anything complicated at the moment.

But all the stuff I touched worked as expected.

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by mcallegari » Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:42 am

iamchrislaurie wrote:But all the stuff I touched worked as expected.
Thanks Chris

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by mgweber » Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:47 pm

Gearing up for a show so sticking with stable version for the moment. I did download and install 4.9.0 in a test area on Windows. So far only thing I noticed is that the install package is missing the libgcc dll. Copied it from a previous version.

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Re: [HEADS UP] beta testers needed for incoming 4.9.0 version

Post by gmint » Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:10 pm

Ran 4.9.0 on both my mobile system and in my club (OS X 10.10.4 on the mobile system, OS X 10.10.3 in the club) this weekend and didn't come across any issues. The club system is pretty locked in, so I didn't expect to see much there, but I did do a fair amount of work on the mobile system (Live Editing of layouts and functions) and everything worked as expected! So far, so good on my end.

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