[Bf-committers] Fix: Using Yafray for background rendering

Wouter van Heyst bf-committers@blender.org
Wed, 11 Aug 2004 13:07:54 +0200

On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 01:05:08PM +0200, Alexander Ewering wrote:
> Thinking about it, well, one could also make ~/.B.blend a symlink to the
> network-wide .B.blend.
> But on the other hand, yafray paths could be different on each rendering
> machine, so the commandline option would be more suitable.

Perhaps, but I see that as a seperate issue.

> And in fact, when background rendering, Blender *is* a pure command-line
> tool, so it would be a bit odd to require the machine to have an OpenGL
> graphics card to display the User interface and let you choose a
> path graphically, and after that you can remove the graphics card again
> and use the commandline version ;-)

Eh? The point of G.background is the lack of an ui, hence no need for