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28 Sep 2022 12:01:52 EDT (-0400)
  Re: A second high higher poly render  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 1 Oct 2021 11:06:38
Message: <615723fe$1@news.povray.org>

> I observed using htop process viewer that Povray, at least in v3.7, uses only a
> single core to read and write files. In a 6 core i5 processor only core 6 was at
> 100%.
> Cheers.

The reason is very simple : Reading or writing a file can't benefit from 
the use of multiple threads. It's a purely iterative process that can't 
get split in several threads.
The same hold true for parsing. Purely single thread.

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