[Sidefx-houdini-list] COP bright broken?

Floyd Gillis floyd at afcg.com
Wed Jul 26 15:23:44 EDT 2006


Hi Mark,

I'll try to send a hip as well.

Thanks,

Floyd

 
>   Mark,
> 
> I'll post the problem file along with notes sometime tonight-
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jed-
> 
> 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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