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[Sidefx-houdini-list] advice on a "set shot" workflow inwindows!??!! (WTF)
Wednesday, 26 May 2010 Wed, 26 May '10
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com> wrote:
You can alias "houdini" to launch a python wrapper that launches Houdini as a subprocess and passes it an environment dict of your choosing. This is better than dirtying your shell, or modifying the houdini.env file. A lot of studios do that with various apps.The benefit to this method is that you can maintain your environment settings in a file, and version it beside your hip file. One of the things that many people miss when versioning things is that your environment variable settings can affect how things work. R+H, for the longest time, didn't track changes in the environment -- all of that stuff was implemented in code, with no way of tying a particular version of a hip file to a particular set of scripts that were used to set up the environment. This is one of the things that Temerity got right. A