POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : Technical verification build "v3.8.0-beta.666" : Re: Technical verification build "v3.8.0-beta.667" Server Time
28 Sep 2021 07:24:34 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Technical verification build "v3.8.0-beta.667"  
From: Kenneth
Date: 24 Jun 2021 08:00:00
Message: <web.60d472a66db43e65d98418916e066e29@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

>
> I presume everything else works fine though - e.g. you can render an
> existing scene using "Render / Select File and Render" (if that's not
> the case, let me know).

[Kenneth]
Ah yes, that does work. (I had never used that particular feature before, ha)
> >
> > Also, for what it's worth, the 667 beta installation does not seem to
> > mess with my v3.7.0 version...
>
> It's more the tiny things that we'd be looking for; most notably, when
> you change settings in the v3.8.0-beta, then close it and open v3.7
> instead, the settings of the latter should be entirely unaffected - and
> vice versa.

So far, yes, that seems to be the case, if I understand "changing settings". For
example, under OPTIONS:SCRIPT I/O RESTRICTIONS in the 667 beta, I changed some
of the stuff there from my usual v3.7 settings and rendered a few scenes, closed
the program, then checked 3.7 to see if *its* settings had changed: nope, all
good so far. Ditto the respective quickres render settings. Is this what you
mean?

When I finish testing this beta and uninstall it, I'll check the Windows
registry to see if the process was clean and complete.


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