[Sidefx-houdini-list] jumping to H16 - mac
floyd at afcg.com
Thu Feb 23 18:37:58 EST 2017
- Am just using a Mac on the network for rendering. Took a while to
figure out that h16 gets installed in a different location than previous
releases. Didn't see any notices or warnings about the change.
- It seems that several of the other h16 "products" get installed in the
Mac's application folder by default.
- What does "Qt4" version mean?
- Other than issues regarding rendering glass-like objects, (my
pet-peeve), I'm enjoying this release.
On 2/24/17 6:38 AM, Larry Giunta wrote:
> Thanks Jed,
> I have not been able to jump up to 10.12.3 yet.
> But I did have a freezing issue on two El Capitan systems for couple of weeks..
> However, an incremental update last week seems to have fixed that particular problem.
> The jump to 10.12 was next on the list for this H16 issue. Although, I was hoping not to get snagged in that just yet.
> Trying the Qt4 version, as suggested by Marten, seems to have solved the problem though. So, so far so good.
> More testing as always. But so far it’s further than I’ve gotten .. and this has eaten up a lot of the day.
> Thanks again. The input is very much appreciated.
> I hope all is well!
> Larry Giunta
> Creative Director
> G Creative Studios
>> On Feb 23, 2017, at 4:13 PM, jed schwartz <jed at jedschwartz.com> wrote:
>> I was having similar and assorted other problems until updating my mac os to 10.2.3 - It seems to be relieving the freezing issues, although it’s only been a couple of days—
>> Hope this helps-
>>> On Feb 23, 2017, at 3:17 PM, Larry Giunta <larry at gcreativestudios.com> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I’m having a bit of trouble jumping up from H15.5 to H16 on OS X 10.11.6
>>> My original problem was hitting errors when trying to launch H16 from command line.
>>> However, if I run H16 from the application icon first ( after a fresh reboot) then everything seems to initialize correctly and H16 seems to run ok.
>>> My next problem then crops up when I attempt to read in a hip file originally started in H15.5.
>>> Once I do that, I can’t seem to quit image viewer windows successfully after firing off renders.
>>> The actual “mplay” window closes down fine. By the icons for the image viewer program keep stacking up in the dock.
>>> I can’t seem to force quit them or remove them from the dock in anyway. They just keep gaining up.
>>> …and once those image viewer icons are stuck in the dock, I can’t reboot without a hard reboot ( holding the power button down).
>>> It seems that whatever is hanging up those icons just won’t quite, and it prevents the machine from restarting cleanly.
>>> I know there was a lot re-written from the ground up in H16 … so I’m sure that’s what’s tripping me up when I read in an H15.5 file.
>>> I’m just wandering if anyone else is experiencing similar problems and if any successful work arounds have been found.
>>> In the meantime, I have submitted to support to see if it can be reproduced the problem there.
>>> Larry Giunta
>>> Creative Director
>>> G Creative Studios
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