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deadline customize questionHi, I have 4 pipeline questions for deadline. If anyone can answer these technical issues, I really appreciate it, thanks! 1. auto ifd delete Can we delete ifd file automatically after deadline finishes mantra rendering? I guess we don't have this feature as default, and need to create and send a external script file to deadline?? 2. save hip file and "submit to deadline" When hitting the button"submit To deadline", can we create a pop-up message like a "save hip file before submit" if a hip file is not saved after modifying it? As default, because there is no such function, I sometimes forget to save a file before sending to deadline renderFarm. 3. auto cache path change by submission When submitting, I want to change cache path by script. When doing local sim, pre-render script takes care my python script to change cache. As the same way, I wonder how to execute or change cache path by deadline submission. 4. frame dependency for sim When making ifd and mantra jobs, I think deadline sets a frame dependency to mantra job. Then, I try to make a same system for flip sim and particleFluidSurface generation. For example, a flip sim has 100 frames. Normally deadline needs to wait for completion of that job and finally resume a particleFluidSurface job. However, I want to make frame dependency for particleFluidSurface job. Then, particleFluidSurface job can starts immediately from any frames after each frame of flip sim is done, instead of waiting for the end frame of flip sim. So far, I tried frame dependency in deadline, but it seems not working at all. How can we set up frame dependency for these sim situation? Also, can we add this frame dependency with deadline node in houdini ?