[Sidefx-houdini-list] COP bright broken?

Jed Schwartz jed at jedschwartz.com
Wed Jul 26 15:14:47 EDT 2006


I'll post the problem file along with notes sometime tonight-



On Jul 26, 2006, at 2:51 PM, Mark Alexander wrote:

> Hi Jed,
> You can send the hip file to support, and just leave the images  
> out. What I usually do is replace all the files with 'default.pic'.  
> I do this  by using the Find Operator dialog in the network view  
> (hotkey /). Find all the File nodes, then click 'Select Matches',  
> and change the resolution to 'Specific Res' and frame range to  
> 'override' in the parm dialog, before changing the filename to  
> 'default.pic'. Works for most cases (unless the bug is a bad TIFF  
> file or something).
> Hip files are always helpful and welcomed. There are literally  
> thousands of variations when dealing with large networks - trying  
> to find the proper combo to trigger a certain bug based on a  
> description isn't always possible. 99% of the simple cases we've  
> already found & fixed with internal testing & regression testing.  
> It's the complex ones that generally slip through.
> I listen to any screaming :) and attempt to recreate the situation  
> and test it. There have been recent fixes to periodic Color picker  
> crashes, Rotoshape feathering memory leaks and File COP slowness  
> from such directed testing. The more specific the description, the  
> more likely a fix is. And a hip file with re-creation steps is  
> about as specific as you can get. A stack trace from the crash, if  
> it prints it out, is also helpful.
> Thanks,
> M.
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