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IntPtr Pointer to an underlying graphics API Texture resource.
Retrieve a native (underlying graphics API) pointer to the Texture resource.
Use this function to retrieve a pointer/handle corresponding to a particular Texture
as it is represented on the native graphics API level.
This can be used to enable Texture manipulation from native code plugins.
Note: When you use the Unity APIs to modify the pixel data of a Texture object, it changes the underlying graphics API native pointer. Call GetNativeTexturePtr to get the new native pointer.
For specific platforms, Unity has the following specifications:
Note that calling this function when using multi-threaded rendering will synchronize with the rendering
thread (a slow operation), so best practice is to set up needed Texture pointers only at initialization
See Also: Native code plugins, Texture2D.CreateExternalTexture, Cubemap.CreateExternalTexture, RenderTexture.GetNativeDepthBufferPtr.