[Sidefx-houdini-list] Unload and the Null operator
pablogipi at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 14:57:16 EDT 2009
2009/4/6 <jlait at sidefx.com>
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 06:00:52PM +0200, Ben Schrijvers wrote:
> > I geuss the Null Sop in unloaded by default and toggle theat Cache Input
> > to ON it will behave as normal sop's and cache.
> Close. The Null SOP is "instanced" by default, and toggling cache
> input forces it to make a hard copy rather than just instancing.
> The reason for this is precisely for unloading - if you have a
> whole series of switch SOPs (which all instance) you may grow
> concerned you've set all your data to unload. So by making a null SOP
> with Unload Off and Cache Input on, you can ensure that becomes a
> manual checkpoint.
Thanks Jeff, this is what I am looking for.
> - Jeff Lait
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