[Bf-committers] Thoughts on speeding up...

Alexander Ewering blender at instinctive.de
Wed Mar 23 23:10:17 CET 2005

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Austin Benesh wrote:

> Hi Ton,
> I was looking through your thread render code and got some ideas to help the
> speed of Blender. What could be done is two threads could be created, one
> for interfacing and the other for rendering. Then, every time
> allqueue(REDRAWVIEW3D) is called, the scene could be "re-rendered" without
> actually drawing pixels and without sacrificing speed. I'm working on an
> implementation of this right now. Please tell me what's wrong with this
> idea, as I am sure there is something wrong.

It is an interesting idea, and the same idea I had a few days ago and
already proposed to Ton. It can be done, but it's some work.

BTW, I would have used it for also always providing a better preview
of the scene in the 3d views (an extension of shaded view).

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