Re: advice, supporting dynamic color space additions to config


Steve Agland <sag...@...>
 

Yes, this is basically what I was thinking. It'd probably work for us.

On 26 September 2014 10:50, Haarm-Pieter Duiker <li...@...> wrote:
If you're working in a single facility and have some way of prompting configs to be regenerated, the Python API gives you most of the functionality needed for an inheritance model. 

Something along the lines of a 'global' config module which defined the base color spaces, views, displays and so on followed by show/shot/sequence specific modules that could import that global config module, use it to generate a Python config object and then modify that config object as necessary before writing the config to disk could work for a single facility.

HP





On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Steve Agland <sag...@...> wrote:
I've also been thinking about the general idea of configs "inheriting" from one another. I haven't delved far into the API for manipulating configs yet, so perhaps there is some support there if you're okay with dynamically creating configs on the fly.

It'd be great if there was a formal way to have a "global" config from which "show" configs (or some other more specific context) can be automatically derived with some overrides. Overrides could include defining new color spaces, limiting/extending the available display/view options, reassigning "roles" etc.

Steve


On 26 September 2014 05:16, Haarm-Pieter Duiker <li...@...> wrote:

This email was originally going to be a question about 'What happened to the idea of having an $include statement' but I figured that that was just the tip of the iceberg.

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