[Sidefx-houdini-list] HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH??

Andrew D Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 14:44:54 EST 2008


Watch out for the typo in the last email -> ::

Try again:

setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH $HIH/otls:/your/job/path/otls:${HH}/otls

Cheers

On 22/02/2008, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Larry,
>
>  We've made the change to HOUDINI_OTL_SCANPATH. There's various ways to
>  do this. A lot of places wrap their environment building in some
>  pretty complex systems - but here's some steps you can quickly in
>  order to just get it working:
>
>  1./ source your $HFS/houdini_setup into your shell
>
>  2./ HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH is not set in $HFS/houdini_setup - so you
>  need to add it and include the otls that come with the install
>  explicitly:
>
>  setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH $HIH/otls::/your/job/path/otls:${HH}/otls
>
>  That's a: homedir->job->install path for your otls- which is correct
>  for overriding things at job and home levels.
>
>  Enjoy!
>
>  Cheers
>
>
>
>
>  On 22/02/2008, Larry Giunta <larry at gcreativestudios.com> wrote:
>  > Thanks for the help guys.
>  >
>  >  But no luck yet. Maybe this is more difficult than I thought.
>  >
>  >  I'm typing in the suggestions verbatim, just replacing the path with
>  >  a real one ..... so maybe I'm misinterpreting the directions.
>  >
>  >  But when I try
>  >
>  > setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH         &:/mycomputer/my_otls
>  >
>  >
>  > I get
>  >  [1] 31649
>  >  :/mycomputer/my_otls/: Command not found.
>  >  [1]  + Done
>  >
>  >  When I try
>  >
>  > setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH $HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH":/your/path"
>  >
>  >
>  > I get
>  >  HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH: Undefined variable.
>  >
>  >  Just curious ...... are most people still using the OPlibraries
>  >  method instead??
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >  On Feb 22, 2008, at 1:59 PM, François Duchesneau wrote:
>  >
>  >  > Aren't you replacing instead of adding your custom path. Did you do
>  >  > something like this:
>  >  >
>  >  > setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH $HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH":/your/path"
>  >  >
>  >  > François
>  >  >
>  >  > Mario Marengo wrote:
>  >  >> On February 22, 2008 01:44 pm, Larry Giunta wrote:
>  >  >>
>  >  >>> Looking for a little help on the exact syntax to get this env
>  >  >>> variable working correctly.
>  >  >>>
>  >  >>> If I type in
>  >  >>> setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH /mycomputer/my_otls/
>  >  >>>
>  >  >>
>  >  >> It's a path, so maybe try:
>  >  >>
>  >  >> setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH      &:/mycomputer/my_otls
>  >  >>
>  >  >> Usually, the '&' expands to "default path", so it's worth a try.
>  >  >>
>  >  >>
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