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7 Jul 2022 04:33:00 EDT (-0400)
  Re: An updated povr tarball for Unix/Linux. 6e4ed6c2  
From: jr
Date: 4 Nov 2021 07:05:00
Message: <web.6183bdae71acfbfdd6c295506cde94f1@news.povray.org>

William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> See the attached tarball.
> A work in progress. As time passes the povr branch is drifting farther
> from POV-Ray v3.8 proper. I expect a majority of old scenes now would
> need some changes to work.

thanks.  built it, tested (so far) with two rtr scenes and the Filed()[*] demos,
all seems fine, feels .. snappy.  (ran into needing braces for reflection :-))

[*] now think that 'fild__rdFile()' is "the culprit".

> And jr! I did not get to the x11 -into / -wid work again. However, some
> of the recent rtr changes are related. My thinking now is to hook that
> feature into the real time rendering stuff as completely new x11 code
> rather than hack the existing code as I attempted last time. This will
> also let us bypass the internal messaging (and the memory bubble) for
> RTR display - and RTR is where I'd like to use the feature for cheap
> modeling ;-).

any excuse, as far as I'm concerned :-)  looking forward to that option.

regards, jr.

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