[Bf-committers] Improving dupli instance drawing in OpenGL viewport

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Wed Jan 8 18:43:20 CET 2014

It should be fine yes, you can check for GLEW_VERSION_3_1 or

VBO's should really be enabled by default, the only reason they aren't
is because of bugs.

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Antony Riakiotakis <kalast at gmail.com> wrote:
> I personally would say yes! This can be generalized to cater for cases like
> having an array modifier at the end of the stack, which could simply access
> and modify the per instance data only, if they existed. We already use some
> OGL 3.0+ functionality for bump map real time display which just falls back
> to a lower quality feature if the relevant OGL extensions/version are
> unsupported so I don't think there's really an issue here apart from the
> difficulty of allowing the fallback itself for all possible cases.
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