Swap Lightmaps At Runtime

I saw others asked the same question and the answer was always “not possible”.

What to do when you want to have a day and night cycle in your game? There is no way to hold a lightmap as a separate entity and just swap them at runtime. You have to maintain two levels and then load them depending on the daylight cycle. I’m not even talking about a sun that moves constantly, more like a fixed number of prepared settings that have their lightmaps fixed which can then be swapped at runtime.

man just go with dynamic lighting or extend the renderer to handle different lightmaps at runtime.

other ways than those two willo not work

Having the ability to choose a set of lightmaps would be very useful, at the very least if you have a night time version of a map you could easily set it up without having to create a duplicate.