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Fixed in 2019.3.X

Fixed in 2018.4.X, 2019.1.X, 2019.2.X



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CullAllVisibleLights consume too much CPU when only baked lights are used in the scene

Graphics - General


To reproduce:
1. Open attached project
2. Build and run for Android with development mode checked
3. Connect profiler and drill down to SceneCulling.
4. Observe there is CullAllVisibleLights item consuming like 2-3% of the overall frame time.

Actual result: CullAllVisibleLights item consuming around 2-3% of the overall frame time.
Expected result: There should be no time consumed if there are no realtime lights in the scene.

Reproduced with:2017.4.15f1; 2018.2.16f1; 2018.3.0b10; 2019.1.0a9

Tested with:
VLNQA00124, Google Pixel 2 XL (Pixel 2 XL), Android 9, CPU: Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, GPU: Adreno (TM) 540
VLNQA00025, Xiaomi Mi 5s (MI 5s), Android 6.0.1, CPU: Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, GPU: Adreno (TM) 530

  1. Resolution Note (fix version 2019.3):

    Fixed in: 2019.3.0a10, 2019.2.1f1, 2019.1.13f1, 2018.4.6f1
    Sped up "CullAllVisibleLights" for scenes with high number of baked lights. For the time being, baked light culling is still being performed.

Comments (2)

  1. jessejarvis

    Apr 25, 2019 00:34

    I'm affected by this as well. I thought it was my setup with uTerrains, glad to find out it's a new unity bug instead.

  2. Romaleks360

    Feb 12, 2019 20:28

    Yeah true story

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