POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Shell commands are not run : Re: Shell commands are not run Server Time
20 Jan 2022 12:38:25 EST (-0500)
  Re: Shell commands are not run  
From: clipka
Date: 9 Jan 2014 20:10:38
Message: <52cf488e@news.povray.org>
Am 09.01.2014 20:25, schrieb kendfrey:

> Pre_Scene_Command=mkdir foo
> Input_File_Name=life-Copy.pov
> When rendering, no foo folder appears beside my INI file.
> Is this a bug, or am I missing something?

As in good old MS-DOS times, mkdir isn't really a program, but a 
built-in keyword of cmd.exe; this might be why it isn't working.

Try placing the command inside a batch file (e.g. "foo.bat") and 
specifying that batch file as Pre_Scene_Command.

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