[OpenSCAD] Not enough RAM - Solution

Carsten Arnholm arnholm at arnholm.org
Thu Jan 11 14:18:25 EST 2018


On 11. jan. 2018 18:07, Parkinbot wrote:
> The 32GB Ram is what makes it fast (and clever programming of course ;-) ).

That's what I have locally :-)

> The cores will only play a role, once we have a multithreaded or
> multiprocessing version of OpenSCAD. Currently mainly 1 core is used by
> OpenSCAD. To bypass this bottleneck, you can split the job and run several
> instances of OpenSCAD in parallel to bypass this bottleneck.

I run parallel threads in https://github.com/arnholm/xcsg

I don't see why this can't be done just as easily in OpenSCAD. 
Fundamentally, the CSG tree defines independent objects before any 
boolean, so it invites multithreading.

Carsten Arnholm






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