[osg-users] Refactoring DatabasePager NeedToRemove string flagging technique

Paul Martz pmartz at skew-matrix.com
Mon Nov 2 08:16:32 PST 2009


Chris 'Xenon' Hanson wrote:
> Jean-Sébastien Guay wrote:
>> This doesn't really help you, but I wanted to be more detailed than just
>> saying "I agree".
> 
>   Thanks for th insight, everyone.
> 
>   I'm kind of an old-school C-flavor programmer, so my instinctive response is rather
> C-like. I don't like bloating people's in-memory objects, so I'd lean towards defining a
> 32-bit flag member on class Node called something like _ephemeralInternalStateFlags. This
> would not be saved or restored, and the definitions of each flag bit would be enumerated
> as 1<<n enums in the Node class header.

Oh, excellent! Then you can join the debate. See: "Change to Optimizer 
OptimizationOptions" or (in osg-submissions) "DisplaySettings masks for 
implicit buffer attachments".

:-)
    -Paul


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