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

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 17:48:19 EDT 2009


yes i am doing that now i just want to know where the original shadow shader
code are so i can add to them in staid of reinventing the wheel.

2009/10/27 Szymon Kapeniak <szymon.kapeniak at gmail.com>

> 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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