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Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« on: 2019 September 03 10:08:26 »
I'm using the same registration settings in the batchpreprocess and the star alignment tasks.  i.e. Auto, .3 , 12 stars and 1.

The batchpreprocess fails for all perfectly good subs while the star alignment works fine.

Is the batchpreprocess broken or am I missing something?

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Re: Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« Reply #1 on: 2019 September 03 12:56:31 »
are you running staralignment manually on the _c_d (or _c) files from BPP?

or are you running SA on the original files from your camera?

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Re: Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« Reply #2 on: 2019 September 13 22:56:38 »
The batch process used to align subs w/o problem.  Lately it hasn't and I've had to do a calibrate only and then use staralignment to register the calibrated subs.

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Re: Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« Reply #3 on: 2019 September 14 08:23:05 »
well there's not enough info for anyone to help debug this. i think at a minimum you'd have to find the part of the console log where BPP is trying to run SA and post the first failure message here to have some hope of figuring out what's going on...

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Re: Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« Reply #4 on: Today at 09:28 »
So what you're saying is what I suspected.  That being that the script is running the same staralignment task that works manually w/o any parameter tweaks.  If what I'm saying is true then this situation is truly weird.   Does the batchscript use the staralignment parameters as is, or does it have a fixed set of parameters?

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Re: Batchpreprocessing registration failures?
« Reply #5 on: Today at 09:36 »
BPP does give the user control over a small subset of the StarAlignment parameters (interpolation mode, clamping threshold, max stars, noise reduction and whether or not to use triangle similarity.) i am not sure if the rest of the StarAlignment parameters are left at default or if BPP overrides the defaults behind the scenes. i'd have to read the source code for BPP and then compare any other settings BPP changes to see if they are the same as the StarAlignment defaults.

at any rate what is the error message in the console when you try to use BPP to register your frames?

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