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Blender Developers Meeting Notes: 19 December 2022



  • Charge - Blender Open Movie has been released last Thursday.

Linux Platform

Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes


  • Take into account film exposure for light sampling threshold (commit) (Brecht Van Lommel)
  • Limit the internal sample index of Sobol-Burley for performance (commit) (Nathan Vegdahl)
  • Switch from pretabulated 2D PMJ02 to pretabulated 4D Sobol (commit) (Nathan Vegdahl)
  • Disable light tree for existing scenes, enable on new scenes (commit) (Brecht Van Lommel)


  • Add Exclusion color mix mode (commit) (Charlie Jolly)
  • Add mirror image extension type to image nodes (commit) (Hallam Roberts)

Node Editor

  • Allow skipping auto-attachment after dragging (commit) (Hans Goudey)

Geometry Nodes

  • Output UV map from primitive nodes as anonymous attributes (commit) (Jacques Lucke)
  • Support storing 2D vector attributes in Store Named Attribute node (commit) (Jacques Lucke)
  • Performance
    • Skip Set Position node processing when there is nothing to do (commit) (Erik Abrahamsson)
  • Add error message when applying modifier with no mesh (commit) (Hans Goudey)


  • Performance
    • Reduce memory consumption when calculating corner normals (commit) (Hans Goudey)

Python API

  • Store Mesh active & default color attributes with strings (commit) (Hans Goudey)

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