[Sidefx-houdini-list] munging IFD files

Mark Elendt mark at sidefx.com
Wed Oct 21 07:07:45 EDT 2009

On Wednesday Oct 21 at 15:00, Drew Whitehouse wrote:
> Hi people,
> Is there any "robust" way to extract/modify every filename-like attribute in
> an IFD file ? Can it be done with mantra filters ? Can it be done quickly in
> a way that doesn't involve parsing / loading the (possibly huge) binary
> chunks in the IFD file ?
> I'm looking for a way to make IFD files transportable from one render farm
> to another. We've been doing it heuristically with python scripts, but with
> the new SOHO drivers they're now broken and I'd like to do it again, and
> more correctly this time. Any ideas ?

You might want to check out Python filtering:


Mark Elendt

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