[Gtkradiant] Q3Map2: -lightmapsize does not generate shader

Obsidian meridanox at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 10:36:10 CST 2011

Does DarkPlaces use a -game switch?

Perhaps -lightmapsize can be made game-aware, so if -game ==
darkplaces, don't generate a shader.

On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 8:13 AM, Rudolf Polzer <divVerent at alientrap.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 08:23:33AM -0800, Nerius Landys wrote:
>> I added this to my TODO list but I'm not sure when I'll get around to looking
>> at this.
>> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Obsidian <meridanox at gmail.com> wrote:
>>     Q3Map2 2.5.17
>>     When including q3map_lightmapSize in a shader, Q3Map2 exports lightmaps to
>>     "maps\[mapname]" and generates a shader to "scripts\q3map2_
>>     [mapname].shader". This is the correct behaviour.
>>     However, if compiling with -lightmapsize switch, Q3Map2 will still export
>>     lightmaps but will not generate a shader. Maps in game appear as
>>     full-bright. The shader is required to correctly display external
>>     lightmaps.
> BEWARE. The switch -lightmapsize is to be used WITHOUT shaders in engines
> capable of external lightmaps, like DarkPlaces. It forces making the lightmaps
> external... which is different from the "shader hack".
> So if you change the meaning of this switch, please make sure that such engines
> still can use the maps. DarkPlaces does NOT have sufficient Q3 shader
> capabilities to support q3map_lightmapSize.
> Probably, this should be two separate options.
> Best regards,
> Rudolf Polzer

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