POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : 22-Character Crash : Re: 22-Character Crash Server Time
25 Feb 2024 06:47:19 EST (-0500)
  Re: 22-Character Crash  
From: Chris Cason
Date: 19 Jul 2008 08:12:12
Message: <4881da1c$1@news.povray.org>
How Camp wrote:
> Heh, in exploring the bounding box crashes I mentioned earlier, I'm now able to
> crash POV 3.6 (on winXP) using only a 22-character scene file:
> 
> #debug str(1E251,0,-1)
> 
> Aside from thoughts of starting a 'short crash contest', I'm curious if anyone
> can reproduce this, and whether the same behavior is present in 3.7.
> 
> POV only crashes with str(A,L,P) when the precision (P) is set to -1 (platform
> specific), so I suppose it might not crash on other platforms...

that's a good one - nice catch. the fault has been fixed. it's been in the
pov source for a very long time.

thanks,

-- Chris


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