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James W. Walker
10-12-2007, 11:23 AM
My fragment shader has a bunch of shaders (one for each light, plus a main one) that are compiled separately and linked together. This setup makes sense to me, because if the light configuration changes, I usually don't have to recompile all the shaders, just some of them. But with a certain Nvidia driver, I get an error,

error C1002: the name "ECPos3" is already defined

complaining about a varying variable that is used in more than one of the shaders.

Would it be safer, if a little less efficient, to just glob all the shader code together and compile it all at once? Or is there another workaround?

Lord crc
10-12-2007, 02:06 PM
Apparently, you don't save much by using your approach over just making a big shader for each case, as most of the work is done in the linking stage anyway.