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26 Sep 2021 11:06:22 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Updated scripts for make-shift cluster rendering  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 30 Jan 2014 13:58:39
Message: <52eaa0df$1@news.povray.org>
Le 30/01/2014 00:51, jhu nous fit lire :
> See
>
http://news.povray.org/povray.text.tutorials/thread/%3Cweb.4bab09e0aad27b55ab8b233e0%40news.povray.org%3E/
> for general principles.
> 
> I have two 6-core machines that I use for rendering scenes that take a long time
> to render. Given a scene called "foo.pov", "foo1,pov" and "foo2.pov" are just
> copies of each other.

> We end up with numerous files named 1.png to 1061.png once all the machines are
> finished rendering, each file being a 20 line portion of the final image. Stitch
> them together using imagemagick command-line programs:

IMHO with 3.7, you would make better use of block splitting by using a
portion whose boundary are aligned with block size (+BS option)

Notice that you parse the scene multiple times... and that there would
be issue with radiosity and maybe photons.


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