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FS#52 - inside() function does not accept meshes despite valid inside_vector

Attached to Project: POV-Ray
Opened by Christoph Lipka (clipka) - Saturday, 29 August 2009, 03:56 GMT
Last edited by Christoph Lipka (clipka) - Friday, 26 March 2010, 16:51 GMT
Task Type Possible Bug
Category Backend → Parser/SDL
Status Closed
Assigned To Chris Cason (chrisc)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.70 beta 32
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The parser does not accept mesh objects (or CSG objects including a mesh object) as a parameter to the inside() built-in function, reporting error “Solid object identifier expected”, even if the mesh is “solidified” by specifying an inside_vector.

(see news://news.povray.org:119/4a983716@news.povray.org)

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Closed by  Christoph Lipka (clipka)
Friday, 26 March 2010, 16:51 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  No feedback from beta testers for months, so probably "no news is good news"
Comment by Christoph Lipka (clipka) - Saturday, 29 August 2009, 05:51 GMT
  • Field changed: Status (Investigating → Requires testing)
  • Field changed: Percent Complete (90% → 100%)
  • Task reassigned to Chris Cason (chrisc)

fixed with change #4881