• Reverted cyclic connection check on plug connection
  • Reduced hash cache clearing frequency to speed up instancing.


  • Fixed labelling of renamed plugs which had a custom label. The label is now removed by the rename operation (#1635).


  • Improved set performance and memory usage significantly for all node types (#1623).
  • Added a MeshToPoints node (#1640).
  • Added sets support in the Duplicate node (#1623).


  • Added support for motion blur, courtesy of Cortex 9.7.0.


  • Fixed python bindings to accept any iterable where previously only lists were accepted (#1634).
  • ScriptWindow
    • Added createIfNecessary argument to ScriptWindow.acquire() (#1639).
  • NameLabel (#1635)
    • Exposed default formatter.
    • Deprecated setText().
  • PathMatcher (#1623)
    • Reimplemented using lazy-copy-on-write sharing.
    • Added addPaths() overload with prefix path.
    • Added subTree() method.
    • Added RawIterator find( path ) method.


  • Updated release builds to Cortex 9.7.0.
  • Updated OCIO build to be compatible with Maya. It should now be possible to run a standard Gaffer build from within Maya.


  • PathMatcher binary compatibility changes.