[Sidefx-houdini-list] Corrupted Alembic after a server hiccup

Nikita Musatov not.a.whale at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 16:32:01 EST 2018


No. Software can't break alembic or other file when it read file. Something
wrong with server.

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018, 23:58 <houdini at trinix.ca> wrote:

>
> Hi guys,
>
> Last night there was a server hiccup and when I came back into my
> scene in the morning the current Alembic camera file was corrupted.
> What puzzles me is that the file modified date hasn't changed. However
> now I cannot open this Alembic camera in a fresh Houdini scene or in
> Maya.
>
> I don't know if Houdini tries to update the file for some reason but
> you would think that all it's doing is reading the Alembic only.
>
> We are on Windows and I'm using Houdini 16.5.323.
>
> Later today they warned us the server would go down for 5 sec. When I
> came back to my computer another camera was corrupted. Have you ever
> heard of such a thing?
>
> Thanks
>
> Francois
>
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