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28 Nov 2021 16:10:09 EST (-0500)
  Re: file write fail ignored  
From: Dick Balaska
Date: 3 Nov 2021 23:30:01
Message: <618353b9$1@news.povray.org>
On 10/13/2021 5:32 PM, Kenneth wrote:

> Yes, that's the way it has been (in Windows versions) since the state-file
> feature was added. I thought this was by design(!) It's usually not a problem--
> I just delete the file when not needed-- unless it happens to get made while
> rendering (and stopping) animations. Then it sometimes shows up within the
> sequence of images in my output-image folder (because I usually do not use the
> state-file to 'continue the trace' during such renders.) My animation apps then
> stop processing any further images at the point where that file is detected--
> but that's just a temporary annoyance, until I delete it.
> 

Add to your .ini file
Create_Continue_Trace_Log=Off

I, too, do only animations and hate it when those random state files, 
that I'll never use, don't get deleted.

dik


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