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a1ex

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« on: October 11, 2012, 01:55:31 PM »
NIGHTLY BUILDS ARE NOT FOR FIRST TIME INSTALLS go here to install RAW capabilities first:
http://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/index.php?topic=5520.0


What are nightly builds?
- Nightly builds are binaries compiled daily from the latest source code, by an automatic program  (not a stable release)
- Download: http://builds.magiclantern.fm/#/
- Feature comparison matrix
- Changeset log on Bitbucket

Update by RenatoPhoto (Oct 1, 2013):

Delete ALL old files from card i.e. autoexec.bin and the entire ML directory and replace by new files.  Do not mix old with new.


Who should use nightly builds?
- Anyone who likes to live on the bleeding edge, wants to help ML development and doesn't care about some features being broken.

Why should I use a nightly build?
- To try the latest features (e.g. you have requested a feature and it was implemented).
- To check if a bug was fixed.
- To help us with testing (please report any bugs you find).

What are the disadvantages of nightly builds?
- You are running untested code. The source code is updated daily, and development sometimes progresses very quickly. We can't test every little change on all cameras, so a few things may not work as expected.
- No documentation - the only help for new features is a small line of text, and ML source code.
- No guarantees - if it breaks, you get to keep both pieces. Well, the same is true for stable releases - but at least, the chances of things going wrong should be much lower.

What's new?
- See the feature comparison matrix.
- Browse the changeset log on Bitbucket.
- Look for feature requests marked as "DONE". You might find some cool stuff there.
- The list of changes is huge - if you want a nice summary, you need to wait for the next stable release.

Will it work on my camera?
- Hopefully yes.
- Make sure you download the correct version for your camera.
- Some cameras are no longer maintained by anyone, so a lot of things are probably broken. If you find broken stuff, and you have some basic C skills, some spare time, and you like the idea of programming your own camera, give it a try. Patches welcome.

Anything else?
- If you run bleeding edge code, we kindly ask you to give something back - bug reports. Tell us what is not working, so we can fix it.

Enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2012, 07:30:42 PM »
Not exactly a bug but.... I cannot open the PDF files...
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2012, 07:34:33 PM »
I bet you didn't notice they were 0kb  ;)

As it's clearly written, the nightly builds come without documentation. This includes the pdf files (which are 0kb just to avoid complaints from the build system)
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 08:02:07 PM »
Oh $hit... No I didn't.

I'm so accustomed to immediately open the user guide that I didn't noticed the size.

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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2012, 10:28:02 PM »
As it's clearly written..

i think that was accidentally removed - its not anymore in the post :)

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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2012, 02:38:50 AM »
oh great! i was about to ask if there was a new compiled version around :)
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2012, 10:12:11 AM »
Well... probably it's not very hard to patch the "make zip" command to ignore missing pdf's in a silent way.

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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2012, 03:50:05 PM »
Small detail - can it be configured so that latest builds are displayed at the top?

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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2012, 04:38:23 PM »
I think so
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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2012, 11:03:23 PM »
if the only .fir file in the directory (e.g. 10/14/12 build) is named "1100D", should I skip it if I am using it on a 550D? In other words, are the nightlies only for specific cameras? Is there a way to find the most recent nightly for a specific camera model?

Also, to install, is it as simple as just adding the new .fir file onto the card and putting it back into the camera?

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« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2012, 11:46:23 PM »
The .fir is used to enable the bootflag on the camera and card, nothing else. The .fir provided is for the 1100D only because it was not in the 2.3 release. You can use the 2.3 release fir if you need them on the other cameras
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« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2012, 09:36:07 AM »
Quick Q: what GCC version you are using for nightly builds? And it's 32-bit or 64-bit?

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« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2012, 10:19:00 AM »
The compiler I'm using is the one from ARM that can be found on https://launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded/+download
Version: gcc-arm-none-eabi-4_6-2012q2-20120614.tar.bz2
Architecture: 32bit
Optimizations: disabled (no -O3 or anything else)

Incidentally, all my 1100D builds have been using -O3 and working without issues


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« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2012, 10:20:05 AM »
The only reason for disabling -O3 was this problem on 500D: https://bitbucket.org/hudson/magic-lantern/issue/1468/500d-unable-to-record-with-audio-and

(which is actually a Canon bug - when drawing too fast, it gets err70).

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« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2012, 05:13:21 PM »
Added a changelog feature, probably needs a quick code review from Nanomad :)

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« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2012, 05:54:12 PM »
Thanks, I went on and merged it with a new folder structure that should make EOScard job easier
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« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2012, 06:24:18 PM »
Looks great!

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« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2012, 03:24:21 PM »
Hello Guys!
Could anyone help me? I'm not able to download on my 600D ... it simply does not recognize. Desulpem me by ignorance, and thank you.

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« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2012, 03:26:14 PM »
Hello Guys!
Could anyone help me? I'm not able to download on my 600D ... it simply does not recognize. Desulpem me by ignorance, and thank you.

[Sorry for my bad english]
This is not a complete and detailed report.
Let me try asking you a question:are you using a card-reader?
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« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2012, 03:26:45 PM »
And: did the 2.3 release work for you?
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« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2012, 12:34:21 AM »
CAn someone pls answer this question.. If I go to the nightly builds, Do I only have to ad the latest build and all the changes are on that? So in other words are all the changes from the previous builds on the latest build?
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« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2012, 02:24:12 AM »
Yes, the nightly builds contain the current source.  The only reason something from a previous build isn't on in the nightly is if there were problems and the it was disabled.
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« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2012, 01:38:40 PM »
Hello

In which version is the autofocus

as here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7ROVTq4QGDM

please help

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« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2012, 01:43:53 PM »
In the source code, you need to fix it and compile it yourself.

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« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2012, 02:38:23 PM »
and how to do it please tell me (at least hint)

can be anyone have the old version
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