TECHREP #00038

reported by Julien Vida on May 16, 2017

FROM: Tools Commissar
TO: Arma 3 Modders
CIRCUMSTANCES: Update 1.010 (Work Drive, Launcher, Addon Builder)
SIZE: ~7.5 MB



  • Arma 3 Tools Launcher
    • Added: Automatic patch of the Buldozer install when necessary
    • Fixed: An unhandled exception was thrown on startup
    • Fixed: The launcher was crashing on startup when the option file wasn't present
    • Fixed: The logs were stored in the parent directory of the tools in some cases
    • Fixed: The check of the startup item could return an error
    • Fixed: The path to Poseidon Tools was incorrectly retrieved from the options
    • Disabled: Option to force the usage of the diagnostics executable for Buldozer (currently incompatible)
  • Work Drive
    • Added: Unpacking of a single PBO can be done to a custom destination (/extract PathToThePbo PathToTheDestination)
    • Added: Terrain data layers and dubbing PBO files (can be changed via the settings) are now skipped by default
    • Changed: The addon type is no longer considered when unpacking a single PBO
    • Fixed: The install of Buldozer was incorrect
  • Addon Builder
    • Added: A log area showing the packing output when the main window is big enough
    • Added: A log button that opens the log directory of Addon Builder
    • Added: Check for the existence of the drive set as a destination before the start of packing
  • Buldozer Configurator
    • Added: Log is now enabled
    • Added: Ability to determine where the Buldozer configuration should be generated
    • Changed: The project drive path from the tools settings is now used when the path isn't specified or mounted
    • Changed: The default project directory will be used if it fails to get the custom one
    • Fixed: A BCFG0001 error was sometimes thrown for incorrect reasons
  • Publisher
  • FSM Editor
    • Changed: SQF definitions updated to Arma 3 1.71+
  • Diagnostics script
    • Added: A message box on startup of the diagnostics containing the destination file
    • Fixed: The destination file mentioned in the console was incorrect
  • Starter
    • Fixed: An unhandled exception was thrown on startup
  • DevP
    • Fixed: It was blocking the end of the diagnostics script
  • ImageToPaa
    • Fixed: The processing time displayed was incorrect
  • Mod Hash Calculator
    • Maintenance update
  • Object Builder
    • Maintenance update
  • Steam configuration
    • Changed: Incremented version to reflect the current stage (1.010)
    • Changed: The required storage has been increased by 1 GB


  • In case of any issue, please, let us know on our usual channels: Feedback Tracker or the forums.
  • You can subscribe (for free) to the Tools and Samples packages from the Steam store. Once done, you will find these application in your Steam library (switch the filter to "Tools").
  • You will need to start the primary tool once to add all needed registry entries.