[Sidefx-houdini-list] Point instancing

John Coldrick jc at axyzfx.com
Thu Nov 27 08:49:49 EST 2008


On Thursday 27 November 2008 05:46, Javier Meroño wrote:
> I´ve noticed this as well, and there´s a thread I created at odforce about
> this. Seems like Mantra doesn´t manage memory properly when it comes to
> instancing. For me, the options right now are using true copies, or even
> better using delayed loading.

	Interestingly, I just came across this yesterday on a job.  I was taken aback 
at the overall takeaway, which was that basically you just get home sooner if 
you use brute force Copy SOP over instancing.  Not what I would have 
expected.

	/me follows threads...

	Cheers,

	J.C.

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