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4 Feb 2023 19:35:44 EST (-0500)
  Re: PovRayUnofficial_3.8.0-alpha.9322209 for macintosh available  
From: Yvo Smellenbergh
Date: 15 Oct 2017 13:09:00
Message: <59e3962c@news.povray.org>
On 2017-10-14 16:37:26 +0000, pkoning said:

> Yvo Smellenbergh <E-mail: yvo(DOT)s(AT)gmx.net> wrote:
>> 
>> ...
>> I see a completely different result, 3.8.0 is 5 to 6 times *slower* than 3.7.0.
>> 
>> Benchmark.pov scene with exactly the same settings:
>> 3.8.0 >> 583,35 seconds
>> 3.7.0 >> 114,76 seconds
> 
> Yes, I see that too.  On my machine, 3.7.0 (the older version, I haven't
> installed the correct one yet) took 200.4 seconds trace time, while 3.8.0 took
> 1118.9 seconds trace time.
> 
> The model I used for those earlier results is one with many simple objects
> (about 19k of them), all but about 50 are opaque.

A new version (r2) is now available:
http://megapov.inetart.net/povrayunofficial_mac/alphapov.html
Speed is back to normal...

-- 
Yvo

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