[Sidefx-houdini-list] advice on a "set shot" workflow in windows!??!! (WTF)

jacob fisher jacobfshr at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 17:33:38 EDT 2010


So is that roughly equivalent to 'Set Project' in Maya?

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 PM, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
> The idea of "set shot" comes from being in a Linux based studio where
> you say what shot your in and all the environment variables get set so
> when jumping between shots and or jobs scripts and HDA's render paths
> can be scripted so the files you produce are in predictable locations
> so other scripted tools can work. The other option is to be as
> reliable as a robot when you manually set the paths and find
> resources. In my opinion if you act like a robot then that is where
> you put in some automation.
>
> It just isn't rite the way you edit the environment variables in
> windows. Especially if you are going to do that more than once a day.
>
>
> On 31 March 2010 12:12, c.p.brown <cpb at snotbubble.com> wrote:
>> What is 'set shot workflow' and why would you need one in windows, with 2 people?
>>
>> "Robert Kelly" <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>Hey Peeps
>>>
>>>So i am her in a medium size studio that is new to houdini and windows
>>>based, there is 2 of us here and we could do with a set shot workflow.
>>>The regular answer in a studio that is running anything but windows is
>>>a bunch of bash scripts. So is the answer use cigwin and what about
>>>the render nodes?
>>>
>>>This is probably a huge topic but why not scratch the surface.
>>>
>>>I have minimal bash scripting experience but am comfortable in Python
>>>so any ideas?
>>>
>>>Robert.
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