[Bf-committers] BGE: Removing Singletexture Mode

Erwin Coumans erwin.coumans at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 08:07:49 CEST 2013

It is about time to remove it, I wrote that code more than 13 years ago :)

On 10 September 2013 23:03, Mitchell Stokes <mogurijin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello devs,
> Based on feedback from a BA thread[0], I would like to start working on
> removing the Singletexture material mode. By removing Singletexture, we can
> focus on making Multitexture a fixed-function material mode and GLSL a
> shader-only material mode. I would like to deprecate Singletexture in 2.69
> and remove it in 2.70. Ideally, we should be able to get blend files using
> Singletexture to convert smoothly over to Multitexture.
> The biggest benefit of removing Singletexture is we get to cleanup some
> code. For example, KX_PolygonMaterial can be completely removed since
> KX_BlenderMaterial handles both Mutlitexture and GLSL material modes. We
> can also remove some checks for if we're using KX_BlenderMaterial, since
> KX_BlenderMaterial will be the only remaining concrete implementation of
> RAS_IPolygonMaterial. Furthermore, we'd no longer need this
> IndexPrimatives/IndexPrimativesMulti mess in the rasterizer code.
> The feedback from BA was mostly users, so I'd like to get some devs'
> opinions on this as well. Any feedback would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Mitchell Stokes
> [0]
> http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?306748-Dev-Anyone-still-using-Singletexture-materials
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