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  Re: POVRay 3.7 with depth-map unofficial patch release  
From: jhu
Date: 9 Nov 2011 20:50:01
Message: <web.4ebb2cc7554df4f5d19b0ec40@news.povray.org>
"jhu" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>
> > One reason is that we want 3.7.0 release proper to be fit for
> > distribution without having to apologize for a bunch of remaining flaws.
> > Something that can be used not only by POV-Ray veterans, but also by
> > newbies, without much hassle. After all, we've already made the software
> > available (well, mostly that is) for people who don't mind the flaws; we
> > just called it "3.7.RC3", because we don't think it deserves to be
> > called a release proper yet.
>
> I guess. At least for the Linux version, there could just be an official static
> 32-bit and 64-bit binary so people don't have to go through the trouble of
> compiling.

Speaking of which I just compiled a generic 64-bit x86-64 version with gcc 4.6.1
for Linux if anyone is interested.


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