POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : no EXR in linux : Re: no EXR in linux Server Time
30 Nov 2021 22:00:43 EST (-0500)
  Re: no EXR in linux  
From: Jim Holsenback
Date: 25 Apr 2018 06:53:39
Message: <5ae05e33$1@news.povray.org>
On 04/25/2018 06:38 AM, Jim Holsenback wrote:
> On 04/24/2018 09:24 PM, green wrote:
>> linux versions 3.7, 3.8 and uberpov will not write or read EXR file 
>> formats.
>> trying to write gives a command-line-option error, whereas trying to 
>> read an EXR
>> gives a more useful
>>
>> This unofficial POV-Ray  binary was built without support for the 
>> OpenEXR file
>> format.  You must either  use an official POV-Ray binary or recompile the
>> POV-Ray sources on a system  providing you with the OpenEXR library to 
>> make use
>> of this facility.
>>   Alternatively, you may use any of the following built-in formats: HDR.
>> Fatal error in parser: Cannot open file.
>> Render failed
>>
>> how does one do that?
>>
>> this is ubuntu 16.04  kernel 4.4.108, the following libraries are 
>> installed;
>>     libopenexr-dev
>>     libopenexr22
>>     openexr
>> and associated
>>     libilmbase-dev
>>     libilmbase12
>> all of these are version 2.2.0-10ubuntu2
>>
>> thank you.
>>
>>
> works fine on my system:
> 
> POV-Ray 3.8.0-alpha.9322209.unofficial
> 
> Copyright 1991-2017 Persistence of Vision Raytracer Pty. Ltd.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
> warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> 
> Built-in features:
>    I/O restrictions:          enabled
>    X Window display:          enabled (using SDL)
>    Supported image formats:   gif tga iff ppm pgm hdr png jpeg tiff openexr
>    Unsupported image formats: -
> 
> Compilation settings:
>    Build architecture:  x86_64-suse-linux-gnu
>    Built/Optimized for: x86_64-suse-linux-gnu (using -march=native)
>    Compiler vendor:     gnu
>    Compiler version:    g++ -std=gnu++11 4.8
>    Compiler flags:      -pipe -Wno-multichar -Wno-write-strings 
> -fno-enforce-eh-specs -Wno-non-template-friend -s -O3 -ffast-math 
> -march=native -pthread
> 
> and i sourced these libraries from opensuse repositories during build:
> 

forgot to mention that package names in your repository are most likely 
different ... i routinely read and write exr and hdr formats


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