[Sidefx-houdini-list] Simulating using HQueue in H13

Neil Scholes neil at uvfilms.co.uk
Thu Dec 12 09:57:21 EST 2013


Cheers Nick just going to try out Hqueue 

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> On 12 Dec 2013, at 11:51, Nick Nimble <nick at nicknimble.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> Just would like to a headsup to those who use HQueue for simulations. If you notice that your sims run exponentially slower on the farm with HQueue in H13, this because of a new Dependency Order parameter on the the advanced tab of the HQueue simulation ROP.
> 
> It's default set to Frame by Frame, causing you simulations to start one first frame for every frame. So before it can output frame 2 it has to recompute frame 1 and so on. Turns out that you have to set the Dependency Order parameter to Node by Node in order to get the behavior you're used to in previous versions.
> 
> I don't know what is the point of simulating things frame by frame, but apparently in some crooked way it makes sense to set it to Frame by Frame by default, other wise it wouldn't it be the default would it? ;-)
> 
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> Cheers,
> Nick, be Nimble
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