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Bug 667352 - add alembic (.abc) import / export support =media-gfx/blender-2.79b-r1
Summary: add alembic (.abc) import / export support =media-gfx/blender-2.79b-r1
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Adrian
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-09-30 10:29 UTC by Bernd
Modified: 2019-09-13 15:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

ebuild for updated blender (blender-2.79b-r1.ebuild,8.07 KB, text/plain)
2018-09-30 10:36 UTC, Bernd
blender-alembic.diff (blender-alembic.diff,1.17 KB, text/plain)
2019-06-17 12:40 UTC, Bernd

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Description Bernd 2018-09-30 10:29:36 UTC
Now that we have media-gfx/alembic in the tree, I'd like to ask to add an alembic USE flag to add import / export support for alembic (.abc) files to blender.

Blender supports this file format for at least since version 2.79, please see also

I managed to include this in my overlay and can prepare a PR if the change get's approved. I tested it by importing the Emily 2.1 scene file from the digitalhuman project (see
Comment 1 Bernd 2018-09-30 10:36:25 UTC
Created attachment 548400 [details]
ebuild for updated blender

My current blender ebuild patched to add media-gfx/alembic support
Comment 2 Bernd 2019-06-17 12:40:25 UTC
Created attachment 579970 [details]

Diff of the ebuild w/ respect to the current blender-2.79b-r1.ebuild
Comment 3 Bernd 2019-06-17 12:41:28 UTC
Due to no response so far, I'm going to prepare a PR for this.