calling python from maya does not work anymore..

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Old 03 March 2011   #1
calling python from maya does not work anymore..

I'm trying to call inside a standalone mel script for submitting to the farm a python script..
and messing around for hours now.. wtf is wrong with this???

import sys sys.path.append('L:/_deadline/submission/Maya')
 import checkGamma
 checkGamma.gamma()
 


Quote: # Error: AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'gamma' #


like that what I try from within mel

python("import checkGamma"); python("checkGamma.gamma()");
 


and the python code I am calling inside mel is this:


import maya.cmds as mc

def global gamma():
	cams = mc.listCameras (p=True)

	for i in cams:
		isRenderable = mc.getAttr (i + '.renderable')
		if isRenderable == True:
			lensShader = mc.listConnections (i + '.miLensShader')
			gamma = mc.getAttr (lensShader[0] + '.gamma')
		
			if not gamma == 1:
					request = mc.confirmDialog (title='note', message='gamma is set to 2.2 change to 1.0', button= ['yes', 'no'], defaultButton='yes', cancelButton='no', dismissString='no')
					if request == 'yes':
						mc.setAttr (lensShader[0] + '.gamma', 1)
						print 'gamma was set to 1'
					else:
						print 'your lensShader is set to Gamma  %s' %gamma
						continue
			else:
				print 'your lensShader is set to Gamma  %s' %gamma
				continue


very thankfull for input!~
 
Old 03 March 2011   #2
You sure the py code can run fine?
def global gamma()?? really? I have never seen this.
 
Old 03 March 2011   #3
it doesn't matter what I name my function.
global because It seems only to work like that when you source it from within mel.. (acc. to internet)..
 
Old 03 March 2011   #4
Does your def global gamma() function even work if you run it by itself? I get syntax errors when I try to define a function with global in there like you've put - I also never seen it used in python - could you point out the link where you saw this information?
 
Old 03 March 2011   #5
I think you must be getting mixed up between MEL and python Sorath, you don't "source" python from "within MEL"... I'm with earlyworm, def global is probably the problem...

:nathaN
 
Old 03 March 2011   #6
hmm.. ok, I think I really messed something up here.
nevermind I integrated my check routines directly in the submit script.. and called all other mel stuff with maya.mel.eval
 
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