Subject: Re: Pixar's Renderman
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jan Schaumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/19/2002 21:36:01
Charles Shannon Hendrix <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 07:54:28AM -0700, Zach Fine wrote:
> > This is not the answer you're looking for, but I remember reading that
> > the effects for 'The Matrix' were rendered on FreeBSD machines running
> > the Linux binary of Pixar's Renderman. A google search revealed the
> > following slashdot discussion.
> Also, I'm pretty sure you can get BMRT running under NetBSD, which is a
> Renderman clone.
Interesting. I'll take a look at that, too. But the thing is, one of
my users does want Renderman (tm), and thus "demands" Linux. I'd rather
tell her that "of course it runs (on) NetBSD".
Multiarchitecture OS, no hype required.