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20 Jun 2021 17:37:27 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Running Povray with stdin via +I- returns "Render failed"  
From: Adam Ryan
Date: 3 Sep 2014 16:05:01
Message: <web.540773d6a16ee651fd3497020@news.povray.org>
Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:
> This is not supported.
>
> The #macro system need to move back in file(s), which is not possible
> with the stdin stream. Other functionalities also move back in file(s).
> (such as loop)
>
> The right call is:
> * povray -Ipov.pov
>
> Or
>
> * cat - >pov.pov && povray -Ipov.pov
> --
> IQ of crossposters with FU: 100 / (number of groups)
> IQ of crossposters without FU: 100 / (1 + number of groups)
> IQ of multiposters: 100 / ( (number of groups) * (number of groups))


http://www.povray.org/documentation/3.7.0/r3_2.html#r3_2_5_2

So is the documentation saying it's only possible on Windows? Or is the
documentation just out of date and it's not possible anywhere anymore?


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