[OpenSCAD] STL problems?

Don Bright hugh.m.bright at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 11:10:11 CEST 2011


You might be able to workaround by exporting four separate 5x5 array
as STL files, then
import_stl() those 4 into a final stl... at least that is what i have
done in the past. No guarantee though.



On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 2:04 AM, Stony Smith <stonysmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a STL file that has just under 6000 triangles to it.
>
> When I use OpenSCAD to try to generate a 10x10 array of the objects, I get
> various aborts and even Windows system crashes using version 2011.06 on
> Win7.
>
> If I limit it to just a 5x5 array, then it works (albeit slowly) and
> properly produces this model: http://shpws.me/2WG4
>
> Any suggestions? Is this "just" that the final model (600,000 triangles) is
> too complex, or could there be a memory leak?   I've seemed to notice this
> problem more with version 2011.06 over the previous version 2010.05.
>
> =====================
> My code is no more complex than this:
> for (j=[0:9]){
>
>    for (i=[0:9]){
>
>      translate([i*2.1,j*2.1,0])import_stl("barrel_pair.stl");
>
>    }
>
> }
>
>
>
> =======
> Here's one of the errors reported:
>
> Faulting application name: openscad.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp:
> 0x4df999b7
> Faulting module name: openscad.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4df999b7
> Exception code: 0xc0000005
> Fault offset: 0x00006778
> Faulting process id: 0xc8c
> Faulting application start time: 0x01cc57f266c13a83
> Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenSCAD\openscad.exe
> Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenSCAD\openscad.exe
> Report Id: d6d40a20-c3f3-11e0-9c83-0002721a03fb
>
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