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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-141603

Fences, walls, glass panes and iron bars diffuse/filter skylight


    • Icon: Bug Bug
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Minecraft 19w02a
    • Minecraft 18w50a
    • Java 1.8.0_161 64bit
      AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core Processor
      NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970
    • Confirmed

      Certain blocks filter sky light through it rather than allowing it to pass directly like in 1.13.2. This creates an issue only when the blocks are high in the air, eventually making the light zero at such a distance.

      Affected blocks (that differ from 1.13.2)
      • Glass panes (normal and stained)
      • Fences (but not fence gates)
      • Walls
      • Iron Bars

      To reproduce

      • Set time to noon with /time set noon, and remove the Night Vision effect if it is currently active
      • Dig a hole in the ground 5+ blocks deep
      • Cover the hole with affected blocks
      • The light level at the bottom of the hole should decrease

      A video example is shown here.

            rockenroll4life rockenroll4life (Josh Letellier)
            Doubletoad74 [Helper] NelLexvul
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