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20 Oct 2021 13:20:15 EDT (-0400)
  Re: "Unknown error code" when using 12800x9600 as output with Rev 3.7  
From: Christian Baun
Date: 21 Apr 2015 17:30:01
Message: <web.5536c12240a53ee3a0ae631b0@news.povray.org>
Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:

> The temporary buffer for 12800 x 9600 output is
> sizeof(double)*5*dimensions (*) : that's 124F80000 bytes in hex, more
> than can be represented on 32 bits.

Hello,

I have one more question.
How can the value 5 in the formular be explained?

3 is quite easy to explain because of RGB. But why 5 ?
Is it because of an alpha channel?

Best Regards
   Christian


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