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Point Instance node doesn't instance meta objects.
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.18362-SP0 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GT 710/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 390.65

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.93.0 Alpha, branch: master, commit date: 2021-03-15 19:47, hash: rBbe51d671b500
Worked: (newest version of Blender that worked as expected)

Short description of error
For Geo Nodes, Point Instance node doesn't work (doesn't copy) meta objects (like metaball).

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
I used a very basic setup. The original input and output nodes plus one point instance node. I selected the object to be a meatball. Nothing happens! I selected any other object (non-meta). The object is instanced. Geo nodes were added to the default cube.

Event Timeline

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Confirmed.Tue, Apr 6, 1:30 PM

Can confirm.

This might be a current limitation, but since it is not listed in, will confirm for now.

Confirmed bugs need to be tagged to one of the modules to show in the queries.

I used the wrong option when setting Nodes & Physics projects. I didn't mean to remove BF Blender and the Geomtry Nodes projects.

Who much time does it take for a bug like this to be solved? Just curious.