POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : Source code of version before 2011 : Re: Source code of version before 2011 Server Time
19 Jul 2024 23:44:50 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Source code of version before 2011  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 27 Jun 2024 09:45:01
Message: <667d6cdd$1@news.povray.org>
Le 11/06/2024 à 20:26, Thorsten a écrit :
> On 11.06.2024 16:31, ingo wrote:
>> "oldstuffwork" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
>>> Dear Pov-Ray community,
>>>
>>> I'm interested in some old version of Pov-Ray and can't seem to  find 
>>> the source
>>> code from before the move to GitHub
>>
>> ftp.povray.org/Old-Version
>>
>> from 1.0 to 3.62, but not all seem to have code.
> 
> I think they all have code, but the archive naming varies a lot and 
> compression formats of some platforms' distributions may not be 
> supported by a lot of modern decompression tools any more.
> 
> Thorsten
> 

But you would need the libraries also from that time.
For instance, libpng IIRC has mutated and is not compatible (or it was 
jpeg or tiff ?)

Also, compilers might have evolved to be more strict, and you might now 
have warnings/errors to fix for modern systems.


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