I just released Chunky version 1.1.8. It fixes a texture loading problem caused by animated Minecraft 1.5 textures that some people were experiencing. I had planned to implement more things for version 1.1.8 but I want to get this bugfix out sooner rather than later. Since I will be away over Easter it would have taken at least a week until I could do the release if I didn’t do it now.
In 1.1.8 I’ve added a way of manually doing distributed rendering. It is now possible to merge render dumps into the current render, which means you can render simultaneously on a different machine, grab the dump and merge it into the current render. This does not work fully as it should right now, and it’s a bit tedious if you want to merge many dumps but at least it’s one first step towards distributed rendering. I used it while rendering the two Broville wallpapers from the previous post.