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21 Sep 2021 04:02:34 EDT (-0400)
  Re: MPI patch for povray 3.5c  
From: Christopher Endsley
Date: 14 Feb 2003 00:43:00
Message: <3e4c81e4@news.povray.org>
Matthias wrote:

> Hi folks,
> based on PVMPOV, we have created a MPI patch for povray 3.5c It works
> quite well and has been tested on Linux (SuSE 7.3&8.0), Solaris 8.0 and
> Irix.
> It works with the new automake/autoconf system of povray 3.5, so just
> unpack the archive to your povray directory and run './configure',
> 'make' and 'make install', nothing new for you guys ;-)
> It has statistics, options and other stuff, so try it out!!
> Requirements are povray3.5c and LAM/MPI 6.5.x
> What do you think about it??
> If you like it, I hope it can be added to the tools section on the
> povray homepage...
> Matthias

How well does this intergrate with radiosity, photons, and other nifty
features of v3.5c? I'm going to try the InformationRod.pov from the images
group to try this out on 4 machines. Should I expect artifacts in the
rendering vs using a single CPU?

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