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Question Distributing Mesh Creation Over Multiple Frames in UnityJob

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by vampir26, May 18, 2024.

  1. vampir26


    Mar 29, 2010

    I am generating voxel terrain that consists of many different individual chunks. I am doing this in a UnityJob, so it runs smoothly without any stuttering.

    However, after the UnityJob is finished and I create the mesh, I experience a frame drop.

    So far, I haven't found a way to do this without stuttering. I thought about doing this in a coroutine and distributing the mesh creation over multiple frames.

    But I only know how to create the mesh all at once with all the data at once:
    Code (CSharp):
    2. NativeArray<Vector3> verticesArray = chunkJob.Vertices.AsArray();
    3. NativeArray<int> trianglesArray = chunkJob.Triangles.AsArray();
    4. NativeArray<Vector2> uvsArray = chunkJob.UVs.AsArray();
    6. Mesh mesh = new Mesh();
    7. mesh.indexFormat = UnityEngine.Rendering.IndexFormat.UInt32;
    8. mesh.SetVertices(verticesArray);
    9. mesh.SetTriangles(trianglesArray.ToArray(), 0);
    10. mesh.SetUVs(0, uvsArray);
    12. mesh.RecalculateNormals();
    13. mesh.RecalculateBounds();
    15. meshFilter.mesh = mesh;
    16. meshCollider.sharedMesh = mesh;
    Does anyone know how I can distribute this over multiple frames?
    Thanks and have a nice day