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Old 07-08-2017   #1
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Default [Not a bug] v.cachePatch ignores lowercase characters


The uppercase counterpart of the lump name is returned instead.

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Old 07-09-2017   #2
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Can you provide an example script to replicate the issue?
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Old 07-09-2017   #3
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hud.add(function(v)
         v.draw(160, 160, v.cachePatch("PLAYa2a8")) -- will draw "PLAYA2A8"
end)
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Old 07-09-2017   #4
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This is intentional so I'm aware, the internal code involved with caching general patch lumps is case-insensitive. We're not going to fix this for v.cachePatch and v.PatchExists, they weren't designed for sprites in the first place anyway. (I've been working on new Lua video library functions to get sprite patches in a much better way for 2.2 anyway, especially considering the changes to character skins.)
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Old 07-09-2017   #5
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Not a bug -- this is how the Doom engine works.
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