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19 May 2024 14:35:15 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Running PovRay on a webserver  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 4 May 2014 05:18:54
Message: <536605fe$1@news.povray.org>
Le 04/05/2014 10:04, DampfHans nous fit lire :
> Thanks for your fast answer. Though the process-killing timeout would not be a
> problem -povray has the /EXIT-Option- it's still impossible to run povray on a
> windows(!)-webserver.

I was thinking about the run-time: if the rendering lasts too long.

> In the meantime I found out, that windows server stops a service-started
> process, that wants to open a window by depriving all CPU-time (so the process
> remains as a zombie).
> Since povray for windows opens its window unconditionally it's a candidate for
> this problem.
> For those, who plan to run povray on a windows-webserver: As long, as povray has
> no real (silent) batchmode it's impossible!

With the official binary, yes.
You might make a "DOS-like" home-made binary from the unix source.

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