Povray: Installation and benchmark

Version 3.8.0 - Successful 2019-07-17

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install g++ git cmake autoconf automake libsdl1.2-dev libboost-all-dev libboost-dev libboost-thread-dev zlib1g-dev libpng-dev libjpeg8-dev libz-dev libsdl-dev 
git clone -b release/v3.8.0 https://github.com/POV-Ray/povray.git 
cd povray/unix/ 
./prebuild.sh 
cd ..

[Static build:]

./configure \
COMPILED_BY="MichaelafSjaelland@gmail.com"   \
NON_REDISTRIBUTABLE_BUILD=yes   \
CLAGS="-O3 -Wall" CXXFLAGS="-O3 -Wall" \
LIBS="-lboost_system -lboost_thread -ldl -lmvec -lm"   \
--prefix="$HOME/WORK/SOURCES/povray-3.8/build_povray_O3"   \
--disable-io-restrictions   \
--enable-static   \
--with-boost=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/   \
--with-boost-thread=boost_thread   \
--without-x   \
--without-libtiff   \
--without-openexr 

make check -j4
make install

Successful 2019-04-29

sudo apt-install g++
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install git cmake autoconf automake libsdl1.2-dev libboost-all-dev libboost-dev libboost-thread-dev zlib1g-dev libpng-dev libjpeg8-dev 
git clone -b 3.7-stable https://github.com/POV-Ray/povray.git 
cd povray/unix/ 
./prebuild.sh 
cd ..

[Static build: worked on cepheus, cetus & argo]

./configure \
COMPILED_BY="MichaelafSjaelland@gmail.com"   \
NON_REDISTRIBUTABLE_BUILD=yes   \
CLAGS="-O3 -Wall" CXXFLAGS="-O3 -Wall" \
LIBS="-lboost_system -lboost_thread -ldl -lmvec -lm"   \
--prefix="$HOME/WORK/SOURCES/povray-3.7/build_povray_O3"   \
--disable-io-restrictions   \
--enable-static   \
--with-boost=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/   \
--with-boost-thread=boost_thread   \
--without-x   \
--without-tiff --without-libtiff   \
--without-openexr 

make check -j4
make install

            or, if errors encountered:

./configure COMPILED_BY="Michael " --disable-optimiz-arch
make
sudo make install

Run benchmark

Don't hold your breath.

cd ~/povray/scenes/advanced/benchmark
povray benchmark.ini
Benchmark Results
Machine OS BogoMIPS Elapsed Time Sec Pixel/s
Dell M4800 Laptop, Intel® 4 x Core™ i7 CPU @ ?.??GHz "fejobladet" Windoze 10 ? 3m 20s 200 1305
Desktop, Intel® 4 x Core™ i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz "ophiuchus" Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 ? 3m 37s 217 1208
Lenovo Laptop, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz "orion" (Katharina) Linux Mint 19 Tessa 4789 5m 58s 358 731
Fujitsu Laptop, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz "ophiuchus" (Alberto) Linux Mint 19 Tessa 3591 7m 45s 465 564
Fujitsu Lifebook, 4 x i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz "cassiopia" (Karsten) Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit 4589 8m 05s 486 540
Medion Akoya MD98580, 4 x i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz "Perseus" (Thony) Linux Mint 19 Tessa 5320 9m 08s 548 478
Asus K93S, 4 x i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz test only (fejoebladet) Windows 7 64-bit 4789 9m 28s 588 458
Lenovo Laptop, 4xIntel i3-2350M CPU@2.30GHz "bootes" (Karin) Linux Mint 19 Tessa 4590 9m 42s 582 450
Asus X555DGLaptop, 4 x AMD@ 1.8 GHz (Karin test only) Windows 10 ? 10m 47s 647 399
Lenovo Laptop, 4 x i5 M 520@ 2.4 GHz "cetus" (Thony) Linux Mint 19 64-bit 4788 12m 07s 727 361
Packard Bell Laptop, 4 x AMD E2-3800 APU @ 1.3GHz "andromeda" (Linn) Trisquel mini 7.0 64-bit 2595 14m 14s 854 307
Lenovo Pentium Dual Core T4200@2GHz "triangulum" (Molly) Mate 16.04 64-bit 3990 16m 24s 984 266
Lenovo Laptop, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P9500 @ 2.53GHz (R.I.P.) Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit 5053 18m 06s 1087 241
Compaq Laptop, Intel Dual-Core T1600@1.66GHz (R.I.P.) Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit 3325 20m 23s 1224 214
Asus Laptop, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz "pegasus" (heiko) Linux Mint 19 64-bit 4658 22m 01s 1322 198
HP Laptop, AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual-Core QL-64@ 2.1 GHz (R.I.P) Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit 4200 26m 35s 1595 164
Packard Bell Laptop, 2 x AMD E1-2500 APU @ 1.4 GHz "eridanus" (Linn) Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit 2795 26m 57s 1618 162
AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon @ 1.4 GHz "lepus" (mor) Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia 2795 40m 39s 2438 108
Acer Laptop, AMD C-50 dual core@1GHz (R.I.P.) Lubuntu 18.04 64-bit 1996 50m 39s 3039 86
Acer X55U Laptop,AMD E2-1800 APU @ 1.7GHz × 2 test only (Marianne) Lubuntu 18.04 64-bit 3393 57m 40s 3460 76
Dell Laptop, Intel® 32bit CPU T2400 @ 1.83GHz × 2 (R.I.P.) Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit 3662 1hr 9m 44s 4185 63