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13 Aug 2022 05:15:34 EDT (-0400)
  Re: weird white stain with beta povray v3.8.0 (not with povray v3.7.0)  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 13 Jan 2022 11:14:26
Message: <61e04fe2$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2022-01-13 à 09:06, Warren a écrit :
> Hi,
> I post a message here, because I get a weird render with povray 3.8.0 beta 1 of
> a scene with the following resolution : 1280x960 (see attached image with this
> message) , you can see a white stain that has the shape of a heart near the
> pentagram. When I render this same scene with stable v3.7.0 the white stain
> doesn't appear. And even weird, when I render this scene with povray "3.8.0
> beta1" but with the resolution of 640x480, I don't get this white stain in the
> final image. Usually I'm cautious before I claim this is a bug and that the
> error is not between the keyboard and the chair, but there is something wrong
> there.
> Regards,
> Antoine.

Yes, there is something wrong. Now, a few questions :
Is there a resolution where it just start to show up ?
Did you try at 800x600, 1024x768, 1600x1200 ?
Did you try at some different aspect ratio, like 800x800 or 1600x800 ?

You should post the scene file to povray.binaries.scene-files
Be sure to include any custom .inc files and image used. If there are 
more than a single file used, zip them together.
That way, we can try to reproduce your issue.


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