[Sidefx-houdini-list] Mantra procedural question

Ivan DeWolf ivan at martian-labs.com
Mon Aug 20 23:11:00 EDT 2007


I noticed this as well. I tried several things, I think it won't flush the RAM.

Quoting Fred Valleur <fred.valleur at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> 
> I would like to know if Mantra is able to flush geometry created via a
> procedural.
> I have a Mantra procedural which creates points at render time. It is
> applied to different objects in the scene. I would have thought Mantra was
> able to flush the memory allocated by the procedural for one object ( once
> it was rendered for example).
> 
> Quoting  the include file "VRAY_Procedural.h" : "//The render method may be
> called more than once during a render to regenerate the geometry".
> 
> I'm not sure what that comment means, since to regenerate geometry Mantra
> should delete it first.
> 
> I allocated my geometries via the allocateGeometry method but it seems
> Mantra  fills the memory and never flush any geometry, at least in my case.
> 
> Am I missing something obvious?
> 
> 
>    Thanks,
> 
>    Frederic.
> 
> -- 
> Frederic Valleur | LaMaison
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-Ivan

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