The Persistence of Vision Raytracer (POV-Ray).

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FS#70 - load/save photons should be controlled via command line

Attached to Project: POV-Ray
Opened by Christoph Lipka (clipka) - Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 00:38 GMT
Last edited by William F Pokorny (wfpokorny) - Friday, 28 October 2016, 14:17 GMT
Task Type Unimp. Feature/TODO
Category Backend → Photons
Status Tracked on GitHub
Assigned To Thorsten Fröhlich (thorsten)
Operating System All
Severity High
Priority High
Reported Version 3.70 beta 34
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 2
Private No


Just like radiosity load/save, the photon mapping load/save mechanism should be moved to the frontend and controlled via command-line switch, instead of being SDL-driven in the backend.

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Comment by Christoph Lipka (clipka) - Thursday, 25 August 2011, 19:11 GMT

@thorsten: As you set this to “investigating”, I presume you intend to be the one to do that.

Comment by Thorsten Fröhlich (thorsten) - Thursday, 25 August 2011, 19:18 GMT

Yes, I plan to assuming it isn't implemented yet.

Comment by William F Pokorny (wfpokorny) - Friday, 28 October 2016, 14:17 GMT
  • Field changed: Status (Investigating → Tracked on GitHub)
  • Field changed: Due in Version (3.70 release → Undecided)

Now tracked on github as issue #136.