[Sidefx-houdini-list] Should one IFD be able to be rendered cross platform? windows / mac

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 18:30:27 EDT 2010


> Can you not use UNC paths?
YES!
the I.T. guy will make a symbolic link in the root on the mac boxes to
match the UNC path and with all slashes set to UNIX style / an ifd
will render properly on windows and mac and presumable Linux boxes
too.

On 21 October 2010 15:12, Robert D.M. Smith <robert.dm.smith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Can i create an IFD on a windows box that will be able to render on
>> both windows and mac using environment variable like $JOB inside the
>> IFD with $JOB being set one way for windows and another for the mac
>> boxes then the IFD?
>>
>> Or are the paths always collapsed into one path when the IFD is made
>> and it will only work on one platform so deal with it?
>>
>> I expect Dealing with it  may be Python filtering the IFD's to replace
>> all "X:/Projects' with "/Volumes/Projects"..... is that the answer?
>>
>
> Can you not use UNC paths?
>
> --
>   Rob
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