POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.advanced-users : write uint32_t : Re: write uint32_t Server Time
6 Dec 2021 03:46:55 EST (-0500)
  Re: write uint32_t  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 29 Mar 2021 12:34:02
Message: <6062017a$1@news.povray.org>
On 3/29/21 9:35 AM, ingo wrote:
> The fine documentation states: "Note: Currently, unsigned 32-bit words are
> not supported."
> 
> Guess what. I need those.
> 
> Is there some trickery with 4 uint8' or 2 uint16le's to get the proper
> bytes in the proper place?
> 

For what feature/functionality ?

When writing files I'm not aware of any 32bit write / per channel 
capability today in any official version of POV-Ray. If storing values 
doubles give you effectively more than 32bits of depth - at the cost of 
doubles.

Bill P.


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