Rat files in H8.1

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http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=172&page=viewtopic&t=5638&highlight=rat [sidefx.com]

Was there ever an answer to this?
I have the same problem with a bunch of our texture maps. I can probably just open them up in H8 save them as tifs and then resave them in H8.1 but is there a quicker/easier/better way?
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Oddly enough, we got smacked by this late friday. The new RAT files support the TBF 2D Raster interface, while the old ones don't. Houdini 8.0 can read the old style format and the TBF types. However it appears that Houdini 8.1 only understand the TBF 2D Raster variant. We just went though all the RATs, using 8.0, and iconverted them into the new type and all was fine.

mkdir RAT_8.1
foreach rat ( *.rat )
iconvert $rat RAT_8.1/$rat
end



As for the issue of Houdini 8.1 not being able to read older RAT files, I suspect this is a bug. I've never seen any warnings in the Journal about not supporting old RATs.
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