POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : Shell-outs : Re: Shell-outs Server Time
26 Sep 2021 05:56:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Shell-outs  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 31 Mar 2021 13:20:00
Message: <web.6064af15e8422dbf1f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

> Aside: Your usage of POV-Ray here reminds me functionality such as a
> directive like #parserstop would be useful to have. Something to get a
> clean return code while skipping to any post scene work and exit. It
> would better enable using POV-Ray's SDL/language as a scripting tool.
> Plus, it would make creating parser tests cases less messy. (Maybe
> #radiositystop, #photonsstop keywords too...)
>
> Bill P.

For some things, such as going through the code and writing to a file to be used
in the scene, perhaps a #reparse command would find utility as well.  I envision
it being used much like #persistent, but during the first run.


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