LightTool : Added manipulator for quad lights.
Collect : Added a utility node for collecting the values of arbitrary inputs across a range of contexts.
Added visualisation of light filters for USD lights.
Added support for USD lights and shaders in the floating inspector panel.
Improved support for looking through USD spot lights.
ShaderTweaks/ShaderQuery : Added presets for USD light and surface shaders.
Test app :
-categoryargument now accepts a space-separated list of categories, optionally containing wildcards.
Added information about performance test timings to the output stream.
LightToCamera : Added support for USD spot lights.
Fixed crash when visualising lights with a light filter intended for a different renderer.
Fixed visualisation of Cycles point light size.
Fixed visualisation of Arnold light gobo textures with scaled UV coordinates.
Fixed screen window export for Lentil cameras.
Fixed writing of image metadata for empty strings and strings containing spaces. This fixes the
malformed line "string 'gaffer:context:ocio:config'"warning.
Application : Fixed the
-threadsargument to clamp the number of threads to the number of available hardware cores (#5403).
CompareFloat, CompareColor, CompareVector : Worked around crashes in OSL’s batched shading system (#5430).
PlugValueWidget : Fixed search for auxiliary plugs of output plugs. In this case, the inputs are now searched instead of the outputs.
GafferUI : Fixed TableView bug causing the horizontal scrollbar to potentially overlap the last row (#5328).
Dispatch App : Fixed bug that prevented setting specific dispatcher plug values from the command line (#5434).
ThreadMonitor : Added new class for tracking the threads used to perform processes.
PlugAlgo : Added
CategorisedTestMethoddecorator used to assign categories to test methods.
categories()static method to return the list of available categories in a test suite.
filterCategories()static method to skip tests according to included and excluded categories.
Removed release notes for versions prior to 184.108.40.206.