HtoA Arnold Operators being read as dependency jobs from Houdini using Deadline node

Hey Thinkboxers!

We are trying to use Arnold Operators in Houdini through the htoa plugin. The way they work is that they are nodes that you chain together and plug into Houdini rops to affect render parameters in Arnold.

It’s a really cool workflow, but when we submit a job to deadline via the Deadline node - those operator nodes get treated as dependent jobs (which they are not).

Is there a callback for the Deadline node that could flag a node type to ignore? Or some other way to deal with this? The Arnold guys are keen to know as well.


Laurence Cymet
CG Supervisor

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