[Sidefx-houdini-list] where are the default shadow shaders?

Szymon Kapeniak szymon.kapeniak at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 17:22:40 EDT 2009


The simple way is to add "shop_shadowpath" property to a light and apply own
shader this way. Houdini assigns shader to default lights via light
wranglers scripts (check soho folder in $HFS). Default light uses
v_rayshadow shader I suppose.

You could install modified version of that shader in a session, replacing
default shader, but this way you won't have an access to custom parameters
on a shader (without modifying both light params and soho script or creating
new light definition type) .


hope this helps,
skk.

2009/10/27 Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com>:
> Hi people.
>
> where are the default shadow shaders?
>
> if i want to tweak the ray trace shadow shader where can i find its VFL
code
> so i can change it?
>
> thanks
>
> Robert Kelly.
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