POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.2 : Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.2 Server Time
13 Aug 2022 14:33:55 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.2  
From: jr
Date: 13 Aug 2021 09:35:00
Message: <web.611674102e46e9155e0fed26cde94f1@news.povray.org>

clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> Am 13.08.2021 um 14:21 schrieb jr:
> > puzzled what the point of adding '-src'
> > to archive and directory would be, are there any binaries for not-Windows?
> Pretty much just conveying the notion that, in contrast to the `povwin-`
> stuff, this one is not a binary.

since, in another thread, you professed an interest in *NIX-ness (just
"hampered" because locked in to one tool set ;-)), know then that splitting a
s/ware in to separate "-dev", "-doc", "-src", whatnot, is a Linux thing, not
*NIX.  and even then mostly the distributions which target the "Redmond Boy with
unruly streak".

> > (what is different? :-))
> Well, I _could_ point you to the `changelist.txt` in the root directory...

I did look at 'ChangeLog', which referred me to 'revisions.txt'.  will have a
look at 'changelist.txt' later.

> Really I just thought after 4 weeks it might be time for another beta,
> even though the changes weren't very numerous. Also, it had that
> glorious `datetime` "fix" in it that I wanted to get out for testing,
> and that turns out to be doing absolutely zilch because there was
> nothing to fix in the first place...

tja.  well, anyway, "onwards and upwards", beta.3.

regards, jr.

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