POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.programming : Set small values to 0. : Re: Set small values to 0. Server Time: 26 Oct 2020 13:22:34 GMT
  Re: Set small values to 0.  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 24 Aug 2020 23:45:00
"DonF" <nomail@nomail> wrote:

> However, after the above adjustments of some small values to 0.0 are completed,
> a few of the values are recalculated, which once again results in some small
> values that are not equal to zeo, such as J for the SPEC test case.

Yuk.

Nice catch!  I'm sure it must have taken quite a bit of digging to uncover the
root cause of this.   It sounds a lot like the triangle normal bug that surfaced
a while back.
http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.scene-files/message/%3C57b5e71b%241%40news.povray.org%3E/#%3C57b5e71b%241%40news
.povray.org%3E

The bigger it gets, the more complicated it gets to debug...  ;)


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