[Sidefx-houdini-list] Duration of render

Graham Thompson captainhammy at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 18:49:01 EDT 2010


You should be typing in the 'render' command in the Hscript textport
(Windows -> Textport) inside Houdini, not in the shell you launched
Houdini from.

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Alex Czetwertynski
<alex at franktheplumber.com> wrote:
> Thanks Graham
> So how do I get back to the Houdini environment once the error
> occured?  If I type Houdini again it just launches another instance of
> Houdini
>
>
> On Apr 16, 2010, at 3:38 PM, Graham Thompson wrote:
>
>> The invalid drawable errors shouldn't be causing any problems.  They
>> are just harmless GL errors from Houdini and don't mean much.
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Alex Czetwertynski
>> <alex at franktheplumber.com> wrote:
>>> I believe so.  The mac version has a pre-setup Houdini Shell
>>>
>>> Here is the first command
>>>
>>> --
>>> cd /Library/Frameworks/Houdini.framework/Versions/10.0.595/
>>> Resources;source houdini_setup
>>> The Houdini 10.0.595 environment has been initialized.
>>> --
>>>
>>> So I assume this means that script is being launched.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Apr 16, 2010, at 3:17 PM, Andrew D Lyons wrote:
>>>
>>>> Did you source the houdini_setup script in that shell?
>>>>
>>>> On 16 April 2010 15:09, Alex Czetwertynski
>>>> <alex at franktheplumber.com> wrote:
>>>>> I just tried launching Houdini through the terminal on OSX to test
>>>>> rendering through the render - V command
>>>>> However before I got to that point, as Houdini launched, the
>>>>> terminal
>>>>> displays
>>>>>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> houdini[77665:10b] invalid drawable
>>>>> 2010-04-16 14:59:02.220 houdini[77665:10b] invalid drawable
>>>>> 2010-04-16 14:59:02.224 houdini[77665:10b] invalid drawable
>>>>> 2010-04-16 14:59:02.228 houdini[77665:10b] invalid drawable
>>>>> -----
>>>>>
>>>>> Then if I try to use any command I get "command not found", as if I
>>>>> had been bounced out of the Houdini environment and back into
>>>>> regular
>>>>> Mac -bash environment
>>>>>
>>>>> What is going on here?
>>>>> Mac Os 10.5, Houdini build 10.0.595
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Alex
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Apr 16, 2010, at 11:00 AM, Andrew D Lyons wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> In the textport use : render -V
>>>>>> Also - Peter's suggestion about stats will help.
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 16 April 2010 10:38, Alex Czetwertynski
>>>>>> <alex at franktheplumber.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Thanks Andrew
>>>>>>> Is this in the textport?  I tried that with no luck
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sorry, still very newbie
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>> Alex
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Apr 16, 2010, at 10:39 AM, Andrew D Lyons wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> In houdini: render -V
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>> mantra  command      -V val  Set verbose level (i.e. -V 2p)
>>>>>>>>                    0-9  Output varying degrees of rendering
>>>>>>>> statistics
>>>>>>>>                    p    Turn on VEX profiling
>>>>>>>>                    P    Turn on VEX profiling and NAN detection
>>>>>>>>                    a    Turn on Alfred-style progress reporting
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>> If you are rendering from the command line (in linux) you can
>>>>>>>> pipe
>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> stdout to a file as well.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 16 April 2010 10:27, Alex Czetwertynski
>>>>>>>> <alex at franktheplumber.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Hello
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> If I start a render at night and come back to it in the
>>>>>>>>> morning,
>>>>>>>>> using
>>>>>>>>> Mantra, is there a way to know how long the render took?  For
>>>>>>>>> one
>>>>>>>>> frame or for an entire animation?  I looked at the info button,
>>>>>>>>> but
>>>>>>>>> it
>>>>>>>>> only tells me when the render started, not when it ended...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>> Alex
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