[Sidefx-houdini-list] Hscript Variables query

Daniele Colajacomo dani at livingpicturesinc.com
Thu May 23 13:59:35 EDT 2013


script variables are released at the end of the script, unless you use setenv to define them in which case they'll stick around


----- Original Message -----
> Hi Phil,
> 
> There are two different variables scopes in hscript. Take a look at the
> help for these two commands for more information:
> 
> help set
> help setenv
> 
> Back in the days when I still used hscript, I would I usually use set in a
> script, because it is local to the script, while setenv is global and will
> persevere in the file.
> 
> Also, python... :-)
> 
> Cheers
> On May 23, 2013 10:21 AM, "Phil Spicer" <PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > I want to understand better how HScript Variables work relative to being
> > set and unset (set -u). As good script housekeeping I am using set -u to
> > unset variables which are no longer required; however I am curious as to
> > what happens to script variables when the script has run its course. Do
> > leftover variables automatically get unset when a script reaches its end,
> > or do they reside somewhere in memory?
> >
> > Any guidance would be much appreciated...
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Phil.
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