Lucille - Renderer

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meestaplu
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Lucille - Renderer

Post by meestaplu »

I just spotted this on rendermania.com, and was wondering if anyone else had seen it:

"Also some more current news. There is a new renderer called Lucille out. It reads RIB geometry, but is not RenderMan complient and is inspired by Square USA's Kilauea (parallel global illumination raytracer)."
(rendermania.com)

http://web.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~syoyo/lucille/index.html

It's open source and currently supports:
OS-X
Linux
Windows
Solaris
IRIX

Happy Blending --
Matt

slikdigit
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Post by slikdigit »

very cool! I wonder what kind of rendertimes it gets.....
Its interesting that its using RIB but isn't renderman compliant. Does this mean that it doesn't do all the required renderman primitives, or is this just about not using REYES (which isn't actually neccessary). If it uses RIB I could see someone modifying the existing renderman exporter to work with it.

Pablosbrain
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very nice

Post by Pablosbrain »

Hopefully with the next version of Blender being able to put scripts into the menus external renderers will start to be tweaked and fine tuned for even easier use!

TheFallenWeeble
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Post by TheFallenWeeble »

slikdigit wrote:very cool! I wonder what kind of rendertimes it gets.....
If you click on some of those demo pics, it'll give you some render time.... nevermind, I just looked... those are render times with 16 2.4 GHz Xeons. Anyone got any render times for machines that I can afford?

meestaplu
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Post by meestaplu »

It seems that the release version is currently single threaded -- it could only use 50% cpu on my dual Opteron under Windows 2000. It only likes framebuffer renders right now, but it's a beta, so that's acceptable. I'll time the Chrysler Building render when I get a chance.

Matt

cessen
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Post by cessen »

slikdigit wrote:Its interesting that its using RIB but isn't renderman compliant. Does this mean that it doesn't do all the required renderman primitives, or is this just about not using REYES (which isn't actually neccessary).
It appears that it only has *very* partial support for RIB files.

Also, there is more to RenderMan than just RIB files. There is also the shading language, and the RenderMan API (i.e. communicating directly with the modeling program, rather than going through a RIB file(s)).

Goofster
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Post by Goofster »

sorry, but if this takes 1 minute 8 seconds on 16 xeon 2.4's....
http://web.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~syoyo/lucill ... nahou.html
it doesn't deserve to be called a renderer.

Roel

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Post by kaktuswasser »

wow, now thats probably one of the slowest renderers available :P

stew
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Post by stew »

1 minute 8 seconds is actually fast considering that it had to calculate about 512x512x4x128x7364x7363 ray/triangle intersections. And, being a version 0.1.something, you shouldn't expect too much optimizations.

ibraul
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downloading

Post by ibraul »

stew wrote:1 minute 8 seconds is actually fast considering that it had to calculate about 512x512x4x128x7364x7363 ray/triangle intersections. And, being a version 0.1.something, you shouldn't expect too much optimizations.
I'm downloading the new beta! lets hope this works

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