POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : v3.7 v3.8 image compare : Re: v3.7 v3.8 image compare Server Time
19 Jun 2021 17:49:02 EDT (-0400)
  Re: v3.7 v3.8 image compare  
From: jr
Date: 17 Sep 2020 08:10:00
Message: <web.5f6350dc9b9dedbc4d00143e0@news.povray.org>
"jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> > ...
> > When I run comparisons I almost always run with one thread despite this
> > being slow. Otherwise some results - radiostiy involved ones for example
> > - can be quite different, same version and file, run to run.
> >
> > There is also the issues of all the jitter settings if you want to do
> > detailed automatic comparisons - these jitters all need to be off in
> > such cases. AA, area lights... Oh and you have to avoid some features
> > like crand (subsurface?).
>
> thank you!  will incorporate '-j' and think about '-wt'; optional perhaps?

I've made several changes and the whole thing is now a two-step process: create
a db, and run it.

see 'wtlimit'.  :-)

the archive contains a 'readme.txt' detailing the few edits needed to "install"
the code.  and I meant to mention in the 'readme' - the work directory must not
exist, ie must be deleted between successive runs.

<https://drive.google.com/file/d/10YPGxnYy0v5ph5DmNUJuYuq1NS_MOvUn/view?usp=sharing>

regards, jr.


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