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15 Jul 2024 07:23:56 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Error with big *.inc file  
From: Alex
Date: 29 Aug 2014 13:25:00
Message: <web.5400b7329ede3cc40e8111a0@news.povray.org>
"LanuHum" <Lan### [at] yandexru> wrote:
> "Alex" <ale### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> > I get the following error when using a big inc file:
> >
> > "C:\Temp\POV\Mesh_tracts_big.inc" line 64136462: Parse Error: No matching } in
> > 'object', float function 'float constant' found instead.
> >
> > But there is nothing wrong with that file. Note that I do *not* get any error
> > when I use smaller file.
> >
> > I have put the relevant files (Mesh_tracts_big.inc, Mesh_tracts_small.inc and
> > Scene_def.pov) here (~1/2 GB zip file):
> > http://www.isi.uu.nl/People/Alexander/files/POV.zip
> >
> > I am using Windows 7 Professional 64 bit OS (24 threads with 128 GB RAM). To
> > render the big file, you need ~30 GB RAM. I used both the latest POV-Ray version
> > and the previous one... no luck!
> >
> > Many thanks in advance for any help!
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Alexander
>
>
> I am using Linux Mageia-4 64 bit OS (i3 with 16 GB RAM).
> No problem with Mesh_tracts_big.inc (3.1 GB)
> Look here:
>
http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/attachment/%3Cweb.5400a08ac27938b17a3e03fe0%40news.povray.org%3E/big_in
c.
> jpg

Great - so this confirms that there is nothing wrong with the files ;-)! Unless
someone can get it working on a Windows OS, this remains a bug, not?!

Any suggestions on how to fix it - besides getting a Linux OS ;-)?

Kind regards,
Alexander


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