POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.macintosh : v3.6 binary for MacOS 9 fails to run on MacOS 9 : Re: v3.6 binary for MacOS 9 fails to run on MacOS 9 Server Time
29 Nov 2021 22:19:54 EST (-0500)
  Re: v3.6 binary for MacOS 9 fails to run on MacOS 9  
From: 1Daedalus
Date: 23 Aug 2005 16:00:00
Message: <web.430b8038fbcaf4bc40d52b80@news.povray.org>
Thorsten Froehlich <tho### [at] trfde> wrote:
> 1Daedalus wrote:
> > I downloaded the latest povray v3.6 binary package for a PPC MacOS 9 system
> > to replace a previous version of povray.  The new povray appears to have
> > installed successfully, but does not start properly.  The splash screen
> > appears, and status messages flash by, but before the startup completes,
> > the splash screen and other povray windows vanish, no error message, no
> > crash log, but no povray either.
> >
> > Does anyone have a clue why povray won't start?
>
> As stated on the download page, at least Mac OS 9.2 is required to run
> POV-Ray.  Updates from Mac OS 9.0 to Mac OS 9.2 are a free download and have
> been available for many years.
>
>  Thorsten

Yes 9.2.1 and 9.2.2 have been out for years, but the download is
prohibitively large; and the changes are only for OS X compatability.  I
guess I'll sitck with POV-Ray v3.1gR2


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