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  Re: Call for help with experimental development  
From: clipka
Date: 14 Jul 2016 12:33:55
Message: <5787bef3$1@news.povray.org>
Am 14.07.2016 um 17:46 schrieb Le_Forgeron:
> Le 14/07/2016 16:57, clipka a écrit :
>> Folks,
>> as a few of you may already have noticed, I'm currently trying to
>> implement a mechanism to cache macros in memory, to speed up calls to
>> macros defined in other files.
>> While the current work-in-progress code appears to work ok on Windows,
>> /something/ seems to make it fail on Unix systems, in a manner that
>> puzzles me.
>> Since I can't do much Unix debugging myself, I'd be much obliged if
>> someone could pick up the glove to do some experiments with the code at
>> https://github.com/c-lipka/povray/tree/refactor/iostream, and give me a
>> hint or two where things may be going wrong. Otherwise I'll probably
>> have to abandon this attempt to speed up parsing.
> Can you be a bit more explicit (or provide a reproducing situation) ?

"make check" fails when trying to render the "biscuit.pov" scene,
claiming that in line 312 of "shapes.inc" there's an unexpected "max" --
which is so utterly nonsensical that I can make neither heads nor tails
of it.

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