On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Cedric Vivier <email@example.com
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 08:52, Kenneth Russell <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Cedric Vivier <email@example.com
>> Changes to texture parameters take effect immediately. There are no texture parameters which affect the behavior of later calls (for example to glTexImage2D) but whose changes are not otherwise seen.
> Change to texture parameters *values* take effect immediately yes!
> I strongly disagree that there is such a requirement for new values to
> be acted upon immediately.
> As a matter of fact I gave GL's GL_GENERATE_MIPMAP texture parameter
> as example, which is defined as :
> Specifies a boolean value that indicates if all levels of a mipmap
> array should be automatically updated when any modification to the
> base level mipmap is done. The initial value is GL_FALSE.
> It is clear here that this parameter does _not_ take effect
> immediately as it generates mipmaps automatically "**when** any
> modification to the base level mipmap is done". "Modifications" here
> imply tex(Sub)Image2D calls, this texture parameter is indeed a way to
> avoid having to call glGenerateMipmaps after every modification.