POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1 : Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1 Server Time
9 Jun 2023 20:45:38 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-beta.1  
From: jr
Date: 15 Jul 2021 10:15:00
Message: <web.60f042aab74fb8af5e0fed26cde94f1@news.povray.org>

clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> Am 14.07.2021 um 11:34 schrieb jr:
> > there was one other (small) thing, forgot to mention.  during installation, if
> > another 3.8 version already exists, the old 'povray.{conf,ini}' files get
> > renamed to '*.bak' and new files are put in place.  this has the disadvantage
> > that the existing povray no longer works as configured.  the usual practice is
> > to leave existing files alone if found, and create the distributed as
> > 'povray.{conf,ini}.new'; "admin" then integrates manually.
> Can you please file an issue report on GitHub, to put a propoer pin in this?

went there, cannot add an "issue" without acquiring an account.  sorry.

> I tend to lose track of stuff mentioned only on the newsgroups.

perhaps a "kind soul" with github membership followed this thread and will
create the report.

regards, jr.

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