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1 Feb 2023 21:02:26 EST (-0500)
  Re: some question about windows cmd  
From: Alain
Date: 22 Mar 2018 16:52:55
Message: <5ab417a7@news.povray.org>
Le 18-03-22 à 04:33, Stephen a écrit :
> On 20/03/2018 23:42, Alain wrote:
>>> I ran into the same problem myself, last week.
>>> It was from using machine generated code that I was rendering 
>>> manually from a different directory than where it was created.
>>>
>>
>> When using those machine generated scenes, check if it contains any 
>> hard coded paths and other full files paths.
>> Those are totally non-portable, even within a single machine.
> 
> For once I cannot agree with you, Alain.
> If I am using image_maps or df3s and don't use the full file paths. I 
> would gave to copy the images or df3s into the current directory. In the 
> past when I did not use the full file paths. I ended up with multiple 
> copies of the same file in scores of locations. Considering the number 
> of image maps Poser can use. It is a waste of space and be confusing.
> 

My approach to that is to have a central repository that is refered to 
from the master ini file.
You already have a central repository for the inc files, just create one 
for the image maps, one for the machine generated meshes,...
Then, you have a single place to look for.


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