[Sidefx-houdini-list] can you un-set the hip files $JOB variable

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 20:29:00 EDT 2010


maybe JOB is better described as Special needs.

I think i will go with $JOBDIR ....kinda obvious when you put it that way.

On 19 October 2010 17:08, Rangi Sutton <rangi.sutton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20 October 2010 09:07, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> i tried
>> setenv -u JOB
>> and job seamed to not go away or give in to the environment value.
>>
>
> Like Andrew said.. don't use $JOB! It's special. Create a new one, such as
> JOBDIR. Likewise, don't use $HIP. setenv -u JOBDIR will work ;)
>
> Variables defined in the hip file with have precedence over the same
> variable in the environment.
>
> I reckon the special-ness of JOB is the only thing holding you back on your
> current technique...
>
> But... a win7 / OSX mashup... anyone successfully managing this using UNC
> paths? Can it really be 2010 and windows still needs the drive letters
> thing?!!?
>
> Cheers,
> r.
>
>
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