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arnold crashes Houdini session if lightpath expression is wrong

Arnold crashes Houdini session if the lightpath expression is wrong. segment fault total crash.


also if the renderVAR source type is wrong it just refuses to start Arnold and the error message is not clear.


htoa arnold houdinisolaris
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Pal Mezei answered ·

Hey!


I checked the incorrect light expression in a Render Var and it does not crash for me. I get an error message in the terminal about an incorrect light path expression, and nothing is rendered anymore. Fixing the LPE resumes the render.


Can you tell me your OS/Houdini version/HtoA version?

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lastest HtoA on houdini 18.0.566 on windows10 pro

no errors, the whole houdini session collapse into the void in a millisecond.
i think i can provide the scene file.

Intel(R) Xeon(R) E-2276M CPU @ 2.80GHz (6 cores, 12 logical) with 130846MB

NVIDIA driver version 452.6 (Optix 60600)

GPU 0: Quadro RTX 5000 @ 1455MHz (compute 7.5) with 16384MB (15608MB available) (NVLink:0)

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i can reproduce the issues today, it looks was Houdini-Solaris glitch thing.

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Please let me know if you start seeing these issues again.

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i definitely will wine about it. :D


a repeatable bug is a dead bug.

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