POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : 22-Character Crash : Re: 22-Character Crash Server Time
25 Feb 2024 08:03:14 EST (-0500)
  Re: 22-Character Crash  
From: John VanSickle
Date: 23 Jul 2008 08:24:56
Message: <48872318@news.povray.org>
Chris Cason wrote:
> 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.

Will bugs found during 3.7 development, that turn out to be leftover 
bugs from 3.6, be corrected in 3.6 and published?  As long as 3.7 is in 
beta status, that is?

Regards,
John


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