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Version: 4.3.0_33
by: AtliThor [More]
A simple AddOn that provides details about your leveling progress; including the number of kills, quests, dungeons, battles, mining and herb nodes needed, as well as a time estimate.

Features
  • After each kill, quest, dungeon, battleground and mining/herb gathering, the exact amount required of that particular item is displayed on the screen, and optionally in the default chat window.
  • A small window displaying details about the kills, quests, dungeons, battles, mining/herb nodes, and time remaining to gain a level.
  • A highly configurable LDB data-source, providing data to LDB front-end AddOns, such as TitanPanel and Fortress.
All of these display features can be configured via the configuration window, which is accessible by either right-clicking the average window or typing the commands: /xtl or /xtolevel


Language support
The AddOn now supports all the WoW clients.

You can help improve the translations via the Localization tool at curseforge.com. All contributions are greatly appreciated!

Special thanks to the translators:
- Trisquite/TAG Translations (Spanish)
- Queltos (Portuguese)
- Marcel and Axel (German)
- gyw920812 and zhTW (Trad. Chinese)
- Theerol and kim20 (Russian)
- atty0530 (Korean)
- carignou, Kanardator, lalrobin, tripollite (French)
- Xyrec (Danish)


Custom LDB Text Patterns
You can create your own custom patterns for the LDB text output.
This is done by opening the config window, selecting the LDB tab and choosing "Custom" from the Pattern drop-down. Then the text-box will be enabled for you to enter you pattern.

In short, you can use HTML-like tags to represent the available data:
- kills, quests, bgs (battles), bgo (bg objectives), xp

For example, you could do:
Code:
K: <kills> Q: <quests> XP: <xp>
And the result would be something like:
Code:
K: 100 Q: 10 XP: 90%
For full details on how to construct a custom pattern, see Custom LDB Patterns.
v4.3.0_33
  • NEW: Added translations for the Portuguese client.
  • FIX: Updated the TOC interface version to make it compatible with 4.3.

v4.3.0_32
  • FIX: Updated the TOC interface version to make it compatible with 4.3.

v4.2.0_31
  • FIX: Corrected a problem that sometimes caused the tooltip to double in width on gathering nodes.

v4.2.0_30
  • NEW: Added support for the Russian (ruRU) and the Latin-American Spanish (esMX)
    locales, as well as experimental support for Korean (koKR) and Chinese (both
    zhCN and zhTW).
  • FIX: An issue with the load order of the external libraries, causing the
    AceConfig and AceGUI libraries to fail to load properly when XToLevel was the
    first or only addon using them, has been resolved.
  • The &quot;Current Battleground&quot; section of the tooltip should now be properly
    displayed again.
  • FIX: The method used to add details to NPC and gathering node tooltips has been
    updated. It should now be more compatible with Tooltip addons, such as TipTac.
  • NOTE: A big part of the translations for the new locales were contributed by
    CurseForge members, but the rest of them are still just automated Google
    Translate versions. Help with translations is always welcome!

v4.2.0_29
  • CHANGED: The Config frame has been remade using the AceGUI and AceConfig libraries. It looks a little different, but it offers all the same options.
  • FIX: The new Config frame fixes an issue where the drop-down boxes were not functional.
  • NOTE: The way the addon stores your data internally has changed. Your old data will be moved over to the new system, so this shouldn't have any noticeable effect, but it's a rather major change so if you lose your data after the update this is likely the reason.

v4.2.0_28
  • FIX: Added the ability to enable/disable the background for the Classic window mode again. Was removed with the pet code.
  • FIX: A rounding issue with the XP values in the Gathering tooltip has been fixed. They are now rounded to 1 decimal when needed.
  • FIX: The addon now properly unloads on login for max level hunters.
  • FIX: TOC version number updated for the 4.2 patch.

v4.1.0_27
  • NEW: Added a button to the Data config tab that clears the gathering data.
  • FIX: Added the "Vertical Align" option for the widow again. It was removed in the last version by mistake.
  • FIX: Made compatible with the COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED change we're expecting in 4.2. (In case I miss the patch week.)
  • FIX: Removed the now redundant warning message for the "Kills to level" tooltip checkbox in the config.

v4.1.0_26
  • REMOVED: All pet related functionality removed. It's no longer needed.
  • FIX: An issue preventing gathering profession XP from being collected has been resolved.
  • FIX: Quest XP is now detected more reliably, and not just assumed by the lack of a mob name in the message.
  • FIX: Several minor compatibility issues fixed.
  • NOTE: I have yet to review all the changes to the AddOn API while I was away. There may still be bugs lurking around. I'm working on it.

v4.0.3_25
  • FIX: A nil reference error shown when reaching max level has been fixed.

v4.0.3_24
  • FIX: Max level hunters will again be able to track the progress of their pets.
  • FIX: Non-hunter players will no longer see the pet section of the average window on level up.
  • FIX: An error for hunters using the Classic window look has been corrected.

v4.0.3_23
  • NEW: The addon now keeps track of how many mining and herbalism nodes need to be gathered to level. The average number is now displayed in a box in the "Blocky" average window and a more detailed list is shown in the tooltip. You will also see a "Needed to level" value on the node tooltips themsleves, much like with the mobs.
  • NEW: You can now use "guildxp" and "guilddaily" in the LDB custom string to show theyr respective percentage values. (More guild leveling features will be coming soon(tm).)
  • CHANGED: The "Kills to level" line in the tooltip for mobs will no longer be shown unless a previous mob of the same level and classification (normal, elite, etc...) has been killed. This is due to the fact that the old formulas for calculating the mob xp value has changed, and I have been unable to deduce the new formulas. So this value is now solely based on your own kills.
  • FIX: The entire configuration window will now, again, be visible to hunters. They were previously unreachable due to a miscalculation in the height of the controls. (Hunters have more options than the others.)
  • FIX: The addon will again be properly hidden when reaching the maximum level. The LDB data-source will, however, remain until the UI is reloaded.
  • FIX: A bug causing the Time To Level feature to show negative XP/hr values whe loging in after rebooting the computer has been fixed.
  • FIX: Hunter pet names will now be updated more reliably than before. A slight delay between the events trigger when a pet is summoned and the time when the pet's name became available sometimes caused a pet to be "Unknown" or adopt the name of a previously active pet.
  • FIX: Various minor things affecting the addon for new chars, especially in the goblin newbie zones, have been fixed.

v4.0.3_22
  • Gathering professions and other events that gain XP will now trigger a generic message. These XP gains will not be counted or shown in the tooltip (not yet at least) but the message will show you how many of those you need to level.
  • Added the ability to scale the Average Window.

v4.0.3_21
  • The addon now ignores generic XP gains from things like mining. They will no longer be counted as quests.
  • The TimeToLevel Session data will no longer reset everytime the UI is reloaded. By default the data will persist for 5 minutes, after which it will be discarded. The timeout duration can be changed or disabled via the Timer tab of the Config window.
  • When in Session mode, the TimeToLevel feature will now use the data from the latest previous session instead of falling back on the level data, except when there is no previous session available.

v4.0.1_20
  • The LDB data source is now automatically disabled for max level players. (It used to just display "Disabled".)
  • Changes made to how the addon handles non-English clients. It should now be more reliable, even for non supported locales.
  • The addon now excludes targetting dummies, and other such things, from the "Kills to level" tooltip info.
  • Posssible fix for the errors shown when hovering over the "Kills" and "Quests" windows when the Recruit-A-Friend feature is enabled.
  • NOTE that the info showing in the "Kills to level" line in the tooltip may not be accurate anymore. It seems the algorithm used to calculate this information has changed since 4.0. The feature is disabled for MOBs higher than level 80, as the old algirithm is completely off for them.

v4.0.1_19
  • Interface version updated to the 4.0.x patches.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Session" mode of the TimeToLevel feature to break after resetting the session.
  • Added the ability to toggle the LDB data-sources on or off.

v4.0.1_18
  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect values for the TimeToLevel feature on WindowsXP and/or systems using the old AM/PM time format.

v4.0.1_17
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when switching between the Classic and "Blocky" window modes.
  • Added a day value in TimeToLevel displays. It previously only showed the time values.
  • Added a workaround for a possible API bug which appears to have rarely caused the TimeToLevel "Level" mode to be way off in it's estimate. (If you are having any problems with this feature, please report it!)

v4.0.1_16
  • Note! This version is meant for both WotLK and Cataclysm Beta users.
  • Removed the "Level reached" message for Cataclysm users. The Cataclysm UI already has a pretty nice message for level-ups so this is kind of redundant, really.
  • Fixed minor inconsintencies with the player kill calculations.
  • Removed the duplicate message shown when you kill something.
  • The "Reset Session" button in the Timer config panel now works properly again.
  • The TOC version number has been downgraded to WotLK. Cataclysm Beta users will have to enable out-of-date addons to use it. (It's either that or the other way around.)

v4.0.1_15b
  • Cataclysm Beta (4.0.1.12857) compatibility fixes.
  • "Kills to level" estimate in mob tooltips for players level 80 or higher has been disabled. The old formulas for calculating these estimates do not apply to the new levels.
  • The inital estimates for all the data displayed in the window or LDB displays will also be incorrect, for the same reason as above. (Note that these are ONLYthe inital estimates. Once you start killing/questing/etc... the numbers will become accurate again.)
  • Various parts of the addon have not been thouroughly tested yet. Expect some errors. All error reports are most appreciated. I will keep the addon description up to date withknown errors.

v3.3.5_14r
  • Added a "Time to level" feature. This shows you roughly how much time it will take you to reach you next level, based on how fast you are gaining XP.
    This is available both in the "Blocky" (default) window, and as a LDB data source (named TimeToLevel). Note that the LDB data source for this feature is
    separate from the rest of the XToLevel LDB data. This is mostly for performance reasons. (Updating the entire XToLevel data-source every couple of
    seconds is extremely expensive.)
  • The tooltip for mobs now shows how many of those mobs you need to kill to reach your next level. (Can be disabled.)
  • The Mob XP algorithm has been tweaked to take heirloom items into account, and to assume level 68 players will be leveling in Northrend not Outlands.
  • Added the option to display rested and raw XP values in custom LDB patterns. (See customPatterns.txt for details.)
  • Added options to have the LDB XP values count down rather than up. (Default setting is still up.)
  • Added a new LDB pattern, "countdown", which will show a countdown for the XP and Rested values.
  • That addon will no longer reset the size of the tooltip.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the LDB label to display even when disabled.
  • Silenced an error message that may have been displayed under certain circumstances, when attempting to right-click the info window or the LDB source to open
    the config. It seems that when the XToLevel section is not visible in the config window (when you so many addons listed that you need to scroll down to see it)
    it is not possible to automatically jump to that section. I'm still looking for workarounds, but I haven't found one yet. Until I do those affected will need
    do manually open the config window.

v3.3.3_13r
  • The configuration for the addon has been moved into WoW's Interface options window. It can still be opened and used much the same as before.
  • You will now have to reload the UI to swap languages. (This was done to conserve memory. Shaves like 10% of the total being used by the addon.)
  • The Dungeon info in the Tooltip has been changed in order to properly display the rested bonus, if any.
  • Fixed a bug that caused a dungeon that was entered directly from whitin another dungeon to be counted with the first one.
  • Fixed a bug where the dungeon counter would not reset when entering a dungeon while still inside another dungeon, thus merging them into one.
  • Fixed a bug in the Dungeon tooltip section, where the average XP for the kills would always display 0.
  • Fixed a bug that, under certain circumstances, could cause an error when leaving a dungeon.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the dungeon info to be displayed in the LDB tooltip even when it had been disabled in the config.

v3.3.3_12r
  • Major revision of the code structure. If upgrading from a previous version, it is highly recommended that you completely remove the old version before installing this one.
  • A new look has been added for the Average display window. The old version can still be used if you prefer that. (See the "Average" tab in the configuration.)
  • The addon now records XP gained while inside non-raid dungeons, and displays it in a similar way the Battleground info is displayed.
  • The XP information for both the LDB and Average window can be displayed as either percentage done, or number of "bars" remaining.
  • Fixed various minor bugs relating to how the Battleground counter handled unusual circumstances (DCs and such).
Improvements in the new Average window ("Blocky", as I chose to call it)
  • Less text, more graphics. Instead of a label, each section is now prefixed with an icon.
  • Each section now appears as a small, separate box, rather than a line in a bigger box. (Note that they are still tethered together... yet.)
  • The tooltip now shows only information relating to the section the mouse is hovering over. (The old, combined style can be enabled in the config.)
Improvements to the Classic average window
  • The XP details for both the player and, if applicable, the pet can now be displayed in the window.
  • Like the new look, each section now displayes separate tooltip details.

v3.3.0_11r
  • A message will now be shown in the chat and floating-error areas when a hunter pet gains a level, much like the one you get when a player gains a level.
  • Lowered the default amount of records used for battle and objective average calculations from 30 to 15. Note that this will only affect new users of the addon. If you are already using it, the update will not change your values (even if you just used the default).
  • Fixed a bug that caused the pet displays to pop up and show garbage data when a Warlock leveled.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the battle and objective averages to ignore the selected limit in the amount of records to be used.
  • Cleaned the "customPatterns.txt" file up a bit. (Nothing major though.)

v3.3.0_10r
  • Added a Danish translation, which can now be enabled via the configuration window. (Thanks to Xyrec for that!)
  • Fixed a regression bug that cause an error message to appear during login for players with active pets.
  • Added experimental support for players using the Recruit A Friend feature. (This is disabled by default. See the "Data" tab of the configuration window.)
    When enabled, and in proximity to a RAF linked player, all calculations are made assuming triple XP gains via kills and quests.
    NOTE! I can not test this myself, as I am not eligible for RAF, so please report any problems you may encounter.

v3.3.0_9r
  • Updated to work properly with the 3.3 patch.
  • Fixed a regression bug that caused the "Pet Kills" option for the Average Window to be ignored.
  • Fixed a regression bug that caused a display bug in the built in LDB patters when hunter pets reached the same level as the hunter.
  • Fixed a regression bug that sometimes caused a null comparison error when loging into a character. (It had no side-effects, though.)
  • Updated the French locale. (Thanks to carignou and lalrobin for their contributions!)

v3.2.2_8r
  • The configuration window has been re-designed from scratch in order to retire the old Waterfall GUI, which accounted for roughly 2/3 of the memory being used by the addon.
    As a result, the addon now uses up to 3 times less memory than the previous versions, depending on the situation.
  • You can now clear kill, quest and battle records, used by the average calculations, via the "Data" tab of the configuration window.
  • Several code optimizations have been implemented to fix a "resource-leak" in the LDB data-source.

v3.2.2_7r
  • You can now choose how many kills, quests and battles the Average Window uses for it's calculations.
  • Added the ability to toggle on an off the debug information that was showing. (See the General tab of the config window.)
    I had this hard-coded in, either on or off, but I kept forgetting to turn it off before uploading new versions xD

v3.2.2_6r
  • The color of the floating and chat messages can now be changed via the configuration window.
  • Hunters will now see the data for their last active pet while their pet is inactive. This allows the hunter to mount and dismiss the pet, as well as other things of that nature, without the pet data disappearing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the average window to show empty battleground lines for max level hunters with lower level pets active.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the battleground objective messages to be shown regardless of whether they had been disabled.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the tooltip to show an empty list of required battlegrounds for max level players. The list is still shown for max level players if there is anything to be shown. (This can be disabled in the Tooltip tab of the config window.)

v3.2.0_5r
Battleground support
  • The addon now records experience gained in battlegrounds.
    It counts the number of battlegrounds needed, as well as individual battleground objectives needed.
  • Both the Average Window and LDB text now show those details.
  • The tooltip has been altered to display more detailed information on battleground experience.
  • This includes a separate counter for each battleground instance, as well as details on the current or last battle.
Custom LDB patterns
  • The LDT output now supports custom text patterns.
  • A detailed explanation of how to construct a pattern can be found in the "curstomPatterns.txt" file.
Other
  • The German locale has been corrected. Thanks to Marcel and Axel for their help with that!
  • The Average Window will now also show the Tooltip when the mouse is over it.
  • You can now clear the stored kill, quest and battleground data.
    This is done by using the command /xtl clear [kills | quests | bgs]
    NOTE! This will permanently delete the data. Use with caution!
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused a LUA error when level 70+ players entered certain vehicles.

v3.2.0_4r
  • Added several new ways to display the LDB text. The default layout has also been improved.
  • The previously lime-green text in the LDB text now changes colors according to your (or you pet's) progress through
    your (or you pet's) current level. This can be disabled in the Config window.
  • You can now choose which of the available locale translations you want to use via the General
    tab in the Configuration window. It will still default to your client's locale if nothing is selected.
  • Minor changes (hopefully improvements) have been made to the non-English translations, and previously untranslated parts
    of the Configuration Window have now been translated.
  • The translations, previously contained in the Locale.lua file, have been moved into separate files in the locale directory.
  • The debug text that showed up in the chat window when a hunter with a pet killed a mob has been removed. (Sorry about that xD)
  • Fixed a bug where a low-level pet's kill estimate would show 1 after being retrieved in exchange for a level-capped pet.

v3.2.0_3r
  • Fixed a bug in the LDB data-source which caused the label to be invisible in TitanPanel. (/facepalm)

v3.2.0_2r
  • Added LDB support.
    This means that LDB front-end addons, such as TitanPanel and Fortress, can now be used to
    display the data in an more detailed and customized way.

v3.2.0_1r
  • The addon will now also show kills required for hunter pets.
  • You can now choose to hide the "XToLevel" header in the Average display window.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused kill estimates to be to high for high-level players in low-level zones.
  • The Average window's default position has been moved from below the minimap to below the player frame. It's old position sometimes caused other addons to mistake it for a minimap button.

v3.1.3_1r
  • Updated the interface version to support the 3.1.x patches.

v3.0.3_2r
Added language support
  • Added support for the French, German and Spanish clients.
  • Users of the above clients can choose to have the addon use English rather then their default language.
  • Note that the translations for all the new languages may not be entirely correct.
    I speak none of the new languages, so I just used the Google translator to translate the phrases. You can edit the translations by editing the Locale.lua file. If you do, please share it :)

Average display changes
  • A frame has been added to the Average Display window. (It can be disabled from the configuration window.)
  • The Average Display window can now be locked into place.
  • You can now right-click the Average Display window to bring up the Configuration window. (This can be disabled.)
  • Shadows have been added to the text in the Average Display window. This helps keep it visible on bright backgrounds.
  • The Average Display window will now properly resize to fit it's data.

Bug fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused the configuration window to ignore all changes made to it.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused an error when creating caracters in certain zones.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the mob kill estimates to be to low in certain zones.

v3.0.3_2b1
  • Added experimental support for the French client. (Thanks to trucdudur for the help with that!)
    Note that the addon will still use English for messages and other text.
  • Fixed a bug in the "Average display" configuration window. It will now properly disable/enable all options.

v3.0.3 (WotLK)
  • The addon now loads correctly for levels 70-79.

v2.4
  • The mob and quest estimate is now calculated based on the last 10 kills / quests, rather than the enitre session.
  • You can now chose to hide the mob and / or quest estimates from the config window.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused the average display to freeze or show negative values after gaining a level.

v2.1
  • Fixed a minor display error that sometimes occurred when gaining a level.

v2.0
  • Added support for the 2.4 patch
  • A small movable window added that shows the estimated mobs / quests needed to level.
  • All /xtl and /xtolevel command options removed. It will now always just bring up the config window.

v1.1
  • GUI Config window added.
  • Code re-written to incorporate a few basic Ace2 libraries and the Waterfall GUI.

v1.0
  • Original release.
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Unread 06-15-10, 12:16 PM  
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Re: Great addon

Hey spAnser.

Thanks for pointing this out. This was an oversight on my part, my code incorrectly assumes the tooltip scale is always 100%, even when it is not. I'm sorry for the trouble. I'll be creating a fix for this as soon as I can.

In the meantime, there is an easy way to fix this manually, by altering the code responsible for the tooltip in this addon:
  1. Locate the file at "objects/Tooltip.lua", in the XToLevel directory, and open it in Notepad.
  2. Open the Replace dialog (CTRL+H).
  3. Fill in the following, into the "Find what" and "Replace with" fields, respectively:
    Code:
    GameTooltip:SetScale(
    Code:
    -- GameTooltip:SetScale(
  4. Press "Replace All", close the dialog and save the file.
  5. If WoW is open, refresh the UI by doing /run ReloadUI();.
The addon should now respect your own tooltip scale.

In any case, you can expect a proper fix for this in the next few days.

Thanks again.
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Great addon

Unfortunately I have to disable tooltips on this addon because I scaled my tooltips down but this addon resets the tooltips to 100% upon every mouseover.

If you could disable the scaling reset it would be very helpful since I don't think its necessary to do so and I could get more out of the mod which is already rather helpful.
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Thanks

And thanks for the suggestions. I've added them both to my ToDo list for the next release, along with some config changes and a honor counter (probably... I can't seem to find a honor counter I like, so I'll just have to make one )

Originally Posted by el labero
with automatic faction change of the recently gained rep
I'm not entirely sure I understand what you mean by this. Do you want it to automatically change and follow whichever faction you just gained rep from? That might get a bit messy, because there are places where you gain rep with more than one faction on each kill. -- Although, I could just add an option to toggle it off, or make it detect when this is the case and disable it.

In any case, I'm already looking into how best to implement this, so I'll know this better soon.

Thanks again!
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Great addon^^

I really like the new look of the Info window, so i use it instead of a XP-Bar.

It would also be nice if it could have two new features:

- A klick and post feature into the group/raid/say channel like some xp-bars have
- A Button for Faction-reputation into the Info Window, with automatic faction change of the recently gained rep

these features would make a killer addon out of this
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Thanks for the nice reply .

Turns out that yes, I failed to extract the locale files at the bottom of the (folder-sorted) ZIP. I test things with standalone libraries and/or personally updated ones, so tend not to extract mod-included libraries. And missed the locale files.

Once the locales were out and loading, no further problems.

Preliminary testing: very nice. Glad to see the LDB display option. Especially nice is that XToLevel--unlike a lot of XP measuring mods--uses no memory or CPU time whatsoever on character idle (tested with OptionHouse, CPU profiling enabled).

Thanks again.
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Hey Zidomo.
Thanks for reporting this!

This is an error I encountered while developing the 10r version, but I built in a pretty much bullet-proof fail-safe to prevent this from happening (Lines 33-39 in the Main.lua script).
The only thing that should get pass it is if the locale files themselves aren't being loaded properly.

Is it possible that the files in the "locale" directory are missing or corrupt? Or that the "XToLevel.toc" file itself is damaged?
Have you tried re-installing the addon? (That may help if it is a problem with the files.)

In any case, I will do a series of tests to see if I can reproduce this, and to see if there is something I am missing.

Thanks again!
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Error on logon on a non-80 character (USEnglish client/server) with v3.3.30_r11:

Code:
1x XToLevel-3.3.1_11r\objects\cDisplay.lua:55: attempt to index global 'L' (a nil value)
XToLevel-3.3.1_11r\Main.lua:43: in function `MainOnPlayerLogin'
XToLevel-3.3.1_11r\Main.lua:261: in function `MainOnEvent'
<string>:"*:OnEvent":1: in function <[string "*:OnEvent"]:1>

Locals:
cDisplayLocale = "enUS"
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Now that you mentioned it, it does only occur on load, and it's not really effecting any functionality of the addon.

Thanks for the prompt reply.
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Hey, vAzNKNiGHT.

This is a regression bug I that people have been seeing after the 3.3 patch. So far I have only been getting reports of it happening just after player login, and only for player with pets active during the login. Are you getting it more frequently than this?

The bug has no effect on how the addon works. The only side effect is the error message itself, which you can safely ignore.

Due to some technical difficulties on my side, I have been unable to deploy a fix (which is why this bug has been allowed to remain this long), but I should be able to overcome that as soon as tomorrow, so a fix is coming very soon.

I apologize for the inconvenience.
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I keep seeing the error below, please advise.

Code:
Date: 2010-01-25 00:29:01
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 1
Message: ..\AddOns\XToLevel\objects\cDisplay.lua line 584:
   attempt to compare nil with number
Debug:
   [C]: ?
   XToLevel\objects\cDisplay.lua:584: BuildPattern()
   XToLevel\Main.lua:125: OnUnitPet()
   XToLevel\Main.lua:249: MainOnEvent()
   [string "*:OnEvent"]:1:
      [string "*:OnEvent"]:1
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I've located the memory-leak, and have already fix it on my end.
Needs a bit of testing before I release it tho.

It's generating about 2.5KBs of garbage per second, which get's cleaned every few seconds by the automatic garbage cleaning cycle.
As a side-effect of that, it is using a little extra CPU time (like 2-20 MS), but that barely even registers. (Literally. I had a hard time even measuring it )

It's also worth mentioning... The addon, as it is now, takes around 600-700KBs memory at any given moment, which is surprisingly much for such a small addon.
I've determined that about 400-500KBs of that is used by the Config window, or more precisely, the underlying Ace2 libraries it is built on.

I'm currently aiming to replace that with a new Config window, which I plan to build from scratch. So that should also help keep the addon as light-weight as possible.
(That will probably take me a while. It's a lot of code to re-write.)
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Hey Zidomo.
Thanks. I'll try to implement some changes to the implementation

I did notice the memory leak yesterday as well. It is almost definitely some problem with the LDB code, as that is the only part of the code that is being executed continuously. (Rest of the code gets triggered only on special occasions, like kills.)

Fixing that is my top priority now, although I probably won't be able to do much until Sunday. (RL is so time consuming!)

Anyhow, thanks for the input. It's always helpful.
And I'm always open for suggestions, if you have some tips on the implementation
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Nice variation on an XP mod. Implementation could use some work, though .

Tested with Option House & Addon Profiler. Uses about 0.21 CPU/second continually. Would be better if it used 0.

More seriously, it appears to have a fairly sizable memory/garbage leak. 2.2 KB/second in memory used continually until the next game garbage collection. As well--in a 60 second profile through Addon Profiler--it generates about 125KB in garbage, which is really quite high.

Be nice to see the resources this consumes be reduced. Otherwise, it looks good.
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Originally posted by AtliThor
The link you posted, Banur, doesn't seem to be working. (Thanks tho!)
Yeah seems there went something wrong with the expiry.
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Hi.
Thanks for that.

I've tried several ways to detect when a player is in a battleground and found that using the PLAYER_ENTERING_* events are most effective.

A battlegrounds-remaining counter is already ready on my end, and will be released shortly. I just need to do a bit of QA to make sure it will work under all circumstances.

I've also got a proper German translation now, thanks to contributions made by Marcel and Axel over at Curse.com
The link you posted, Banur, doesn't seem to be working. (Thanks tho!)

That, and some updates to the Average Window, will be released shortly.
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