[Sidefx-houdini-list] ssh and the jump menu

Phil Spicer PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk
Fri Jan 29 10:30:57 EST 2010


 
Hi Mark,

That is an awesome little known fact! Many thanks for sharing it. I will pass it onto my students...

Kind regards,
 
Phil.
 

 
 

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From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Mark Elendt
Sent: 29 January 2010 15:25
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Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] ssh and the jump menu

On Friday Jan 29 at 13:22, Phil Spicer wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is it possible to assign a ssh command as part of the jump.pref menu 
> system? Some of my students as part of group project work, are storing 
> files on a central local drive; however still need access to these 
> files as if they were part of a shared network space.
> 

There's a little known fact that Houdini files support the http:
protocol.  For example, you can set a texture map to:

    http://wpcontent.answers.com/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/93/Mandril.jpg/200px-Mandril.jpg

For a different kind of monkey.

This is only possible for read-only files of course.  But it works for loading .hip files and probably even .otls (though I haven't verified).  For example:

    % houdini http://mark.elendt.com/mandril.hip

I don't know if this helps, but I thought I'd mention it.

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