POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1 : Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1 Server Time
20 Oct 2021 16:21:06 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 30 Jul 2021 01:57:15
Message: <610394bb$1@news.povray.org>
Op 29/07/2021 om 21:54 schreef clipka:
> Am 29.07.2021 um 17:45 schrieb Thomas de Groot:
>> I still do not understand this parse warning as I do *not* run a 
>> version 3.5 scene. Does it refer to POV-Ray includes which /mention/ 
>> version 3.5?
>> functions.inc seem to be the only include file containing this.
>>
>> Just a short explanation would be enough about this mysterious warning.
> 
> It's a bug in `functions.inc`: At the start it claims that it needs only 
> v3.5, but later it uses the `deprecated` keyword, which wasn't 
> introduced until v3.7.
> 
> In other words, if someone were to use genuine POV-Ray v3.5, and render 
> the scene with that very same include file, they'd get an error message.
> 
> The fact that POV-Ray warns about such scenarios is a brand new feature 
> of v3.8.0-beta.1.

OK. Thanks for this. I shall just close my eyes ;-)

-- 
Thomas


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