POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.programming : APPEND debug to file? : Re: APPEND debug to file? Server Time
24 Feb 2024 16:37:55 EST (-0500)
  Re: APPEND debug to file?  
From: green
Date: 21 Oct 2019 08:10:01
Message: <web.5dad9ee48d031d0ebdc687f00@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> So, I was just perusing last night's work on analyzing and debugging the radial
> pattern, and as many people have probably experienced - some sort of
> documentation of the history of the debugging would be useful.
> I looked over at:
> https://www.povray.org/documentation/view/3.6.1/222/
> and tried +GDfile, but it overwrites the file for each new render.
> Having some way to append to a file (with a date-time stamp?) would be useful.
> If there's a linux wizard about - I'm wondering if there's a way to scan the
> ..pov file being rendered with grep and output the lines with changes / or the
> lines marked with some sort of comment tag as well.
> That way one could spend their time and attention on trying to find and fix the
> problem, and then go back and have a record of what they did.


Append_File=true   Enable appending to any files that the above streams are
                     being directed to.
Append_File=false  Turn off appending to streams.
+GP                Same as Append_File=true
-GP                Same as Append_File=false

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