[Sidefx-houdini-list] HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH??

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Fri Feb 22 15:12:03 EST 2008


ah, ok. That backslash seems to have done the trick.
Thanks very much all for the help.

Thanks also Andrew. Great to get confirmation that others have moved
on to this method ............. and also good to get another option for
getting this env variable working. Much appreciated.

Larry




On Feb 22, 2008, at 2:39 PM, Mark Alexander wrote:

>> But when I try
>> setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH	    &:/mycomputer/my_otls
>>
>> I get
>> [1] 31649
>> :/mycomputer/my_otls/: Command not found.
>> [1]  + Done
>
> '&' is a special shell character to background a process. You need to
> backslash it so it becomes un-special:
>
> setenv HOUDINI_OTLSCAN_PATH	    \&:/mycomputer/my_otls
>
> Cheers,
> M.
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