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  Re: Location of pvengine.ini  
From: jr
Date: 21 Aug 2020 12:40:08
hi,

William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 8/21/20 7:30 AM, William F Pokorny wrote:
> > On 8/20/20 4:55 PM, Bald Eagle wrote:
>
> If you get the pre and post shell out working, would you please let us
> know?
>
> Last I tried it - v3.7 beta I think - I could not get it to work
> properly, but I've not tried it since.

I've not had any problems with those.  edited transcript:

jr@swift:3:tkm$ ls
TKM.ini  TKM1.ini  TorusKnotMinimal35.pov  mySh*  tkm.pov

jr@swift:4:tkm$ cat mySh
#!/bin/bash
echo $2 ' frame : ' $1

jr@swift:5:tkm$ c### [at] TKM1ini
width = 540
height = 540

input_file_name = tkm.pov

pre_frame_command = ./mySh %o 'pre'
post_frame_command = ./mySh %o 'post'
  ...

jr@swift:6:tkm$ pov38 TKM1
Persistence of Vision(tm) Ray Tracer Version 3.8.0-alpha.10064268.unofficial
  ...

Rendering frame 1 of 10 (#0)
pre  frame :  /tmp/render/frm_00.png

Rendering frame 1 of 10 (#0)
  ...

post  frame :  /tmp/render/frm_00.png
pre  frame :  /tmp/render/frm_01.png

Rendering frame 2 of 10 (#1)
  ...

post  frame :  /tmp/render/frm_01.png
pre  frame :  /tmp/render/frm_02.png

Rendering frame 3 of 10 (#2)
  ...


regards, jr.


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