[Bf-committers] Software OpenGL

Nick Winters nickrwinters at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 21:22:04 CEST 2005

what about how much easier it becomes to debug when it is a runtime option?

and, the penalty of checking a variable several times during a redraw
ought to be minimal in comparison to the features it tells you that
you can live without...
On 4/26/05, Daniel Fairhead <madprof at uk2.net> wrote:
> > I would say that if anyone goes to the trouble of doing this it should not
> > be ifdefed but should be a click-able button in the gui.  Ifdef's would need
> > recompiles to enable/disable and just means we would have more confusion
> > about which binary should I download, and as you mentioned I think its
> > useful to others so would be better to be a configurable thing via the user.
> What about the speed issue? Won't all of those extra if clauses needed for a
> toggle make it slower? And for unaccelerated and embedded systems, old machines
> and iPaqs, and similar, we want as fast as possible, don't we?
> Dan (forgive me if I am off on another planet again...)
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