POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : return dictionary from macro [bug?] : Re: return dictionary from macro [bug?] Server Time
25 Sep 2021 08:28:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: return dictionary from macro [bug?]  
From: Kenneth
Date: 16 Apr 2021 03:10:00
Message: <web.60793806d2107a6cd98418916e066e29@news.povray.org>
ingo <ing### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote:
> Not sure whether this was reported before.
>
> ...
>
> This crashes POV-Ray. Sometimes it asks to write a dump file.
>
> ...
>
> This results in: test.pov" line 5: Parse Error: Expected 'numeric
> expression', dictionary identifier found instead
>
> Should have added:
> This is version 3.8.0-x.10064738+av694.msvc14.win64.
> Win10.

Confirmed in both cases (running the same version in Win10).

William P's 'clean' code runs smoothly...
#macro SomeThing()
   dictionary
#end
#declare SD = SomeThing();

For what it's worth, this also runs OK...
#macro SomeThing(A)
   dictionary
#end
#declare SD = SomeThing(1);


Post a reply to this message

Copyright 2003-2021 Persistence of Vision Raytracer Pty. Ltd.