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SOHO soho_outputmode 0 not piping to soho_pipecmd as expected

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Hi Everyone,

I'm having trouble understanding the soho_outputmode 0 soho_pipecmd process.

I have created a script for my custom renderer which works using soho_outputmode 1.  After initializing soho, It will read and translate the scene correctly writing it as scene.xml using sys.stdout to write to the soho_diskfile.  I can then render that scene successfully using my command "render scene.xml" from the terminal.  Everything works as expected.

I run into problems when switching to soho_outputmode 0 and setting the soho_pipecmd value to "render".  When I hit the render to disk button, I see in the terminal that the render command is running but has the error that it hasn't been passed any file.  I would like to know what exactly is being piped to the pipecmd and how to get the render command to see the stdout as a file.  The documentation I've seen stops short of explaining this.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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