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2 Mar 2024 14:37:31 EST (-0500)
  Re: Installing CLI interface  
From: DigitalBox
Date: 1 Jul 2019 04:30:01
Message: <web.5d19c3c666e04bc455bf95f00@news.povray.org>
dick balaska <dic### [at] buckosoftcom> wrote:
> Am 2017-02-02 01:08, also sprach binki:
> > How do I install the povray.exe CLI interface on Windows? I find the GUI
> > annoying. I want to be able to run the same scripts that I do on unix on my
> > Windows system, but I find pvengine with a bunch of hard to use parameters like
> > /EXIT and /RENDER. Also, the Windows GUI likes to make noise, etc.
> >
> > I am currently working around this by using the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux
> > feature to install the Ubuntu POV-Ray binaries. But this is bulky because I have
> > to invoke the Ubuntu version of the povray CLI through an Ubuntu shell or
> > indirectly via bash -c "povray". When can I look forward to the

> > like the povray CLI for unix?
> >
> >
> >
> I have a build of povray3.7.1-alpha built. It's a wee bit old, but not
> too much...  http://www.buckosoft.com/povclipse2/povray/
> The only issue with it is I have to say +wt8 on the CL to use all 8
> threads on my box.
> It's just the .exe, you still need a povray distribution first.
> --
> dik

I have compiled an unofficial version which behave like the Unix
version, so you can use all the CLI parameters :

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