HotFix 2 contains fixes for some common scenarios that result in corrupted materials and disconnected shader nodes in render trees. The Hotfix will prevent new corruption, but it doesn’t fix corrupted scenes or models. You will have to fix them one by one when possible.
Note: HotFix 2 includes HotFix 1.
Softimage 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack HotFix2
The SAP hotfix is now available on the Subscription Center (link requires login).
Softimage 2011 SP1 HotFix2
This hotfix is available at the Updates and Service Packs page.
The HotFix Readme is below the fold…
Softimage 2011 SP1 HotFix 1:
Version Compatible with:
-Softimage 2011 Service Pack 1 – Windows x86-Build 188.8.131.52
-Softimage 2011 Service Pack 1 – Windows x64-Build 184.108.40.206
-Softimage 2011 Service Pack 1 – Linux x64-Build 220.127.116.11
The dlls contained in this archive address the following issue(s):
-FELX-1702 Disconnected shaders when importing Referenced Model
-FELX-1651 Scene Corruption in Felix due to Material
-FELX-120 UVunfold fails to load when in suite license mode
-FELX-88 Scene corruption – Softimage SAP crashes when you try to load scene after saving it (continued)
Also included are the dll’s from HOTFIX 1 which addressed the following issues:
-FELX-670 Custom renderer DirtyList isn’t cleared properly
-FELX-785 3rd party renderers crash on Linux
-FELX-88 Scene corruption – Softimage SAP crashes when you try to load scene after saving it
-UDEV00258435 Saved scene is corrupt
(Note: It is recommended that you backup any dll or files you will be modifying and or replacing prior to install)
-Quit any currently open sessions of Softimage before making modifications to files.
-Extract the contents of this archive to a local folder.
-Copy and replace all the archive dlls of the respective architecture into the Softimage \Application\bin\ folder.
Windows -> C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Softimage 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack\Application\bin
Linux -> /usr/Softimage/Softimage_2011_Subscription_Advantage_Pack/Application/bin
HotFix’s undergo a similar quality assurance process as other development, however due to the fast turnaround time, HotFix’s are subject to risk.
Customer should plan to have Customer’s own quality assurance process in place before rolling a HotFix out to full production.