[Sidefx-houdini-list] daily builds

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 10:53:38 EST 2008


Hi Peter
thanks for insight :)
this is roughly what I thought to be the
most reasonable strategy.
z

On Jan 5, 2008 4:01 PM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Zoran,
>
> This depends on your systems setup. However, this is how FS works and
> it works pretty well.
>
> We have a "gold" build that is installed locally on our machines. When
> we have teams straddling versions (we still use 8.2 of course as well
> as 9 when we need fluids etc) we have two local installs.
>
> We also have net installs for testing, but since it runs off the
> network it's slower and if too many people try to use a net install
> version, the server gets hammered and slows even further. Generally,
> the net installs are for one or two people to sanity check a  build,
> then get the Houdini artists to test their shots in and if all is
> good, it gets copied locally and the previous "gold" build is moved to
> the net server "just in case" we missed some bug in the upgrade.
>
> The local disk has limited space as it has to share with Maya, Shake
> etc so the most we can have installed locally is 3 versions of Houdini
> but that's usually too many, we usually have 2 local. The net server
> can hold a lot more versions though of course we cull any that are out
> of date as soon as we can.
>
> Hope that helps :)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Peter B
>
> On 05/01/2008, zoran arizanovic <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have one question how do you proceed organizing work with upcoming
> daily
> > builds?
> > Do you keep one production installed and then add daily ones?
> > From which build do you then do work /testing?
> > Since I am following closely whats changing in 9.1 especially with fur
> and
> > pbr I like to have latest daily build installed
> > so should I keep all daily builds up to three or so installed or just
> keep
> > newest and production to be sure
> > What is your advice - strategy on this?
> > thank you
> >
> >
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