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From: Sven Luther <sven.luther@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OpenGL support in LablGTK2?
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 10:51:59AM +0100, Olivier Andrieu wrote:
>  Matt Gushee [Mon, 06 Dec 2004]:
>  > Olivier Andrieu wrote:
>  > 
>  >  > Yes, there was some discussions about this on the GTK lists some
>  >  > time ago (web archives seem to be down so I'm unable to be more
>  >  > specific). I think indeed gtkglarea isn't maintained anymore and
>  >  > the new widget is called GtkGLExt :
>  >  >
>  >  > http://gtkglext.sourceforge.net/
>  > 
>  > 
>  > Right, I noticed that, but it's not a drop-in replacement. 
> 
> that's right
> 
>  > Do you have plans to support gtkglext, or does someone else need to
>  > take responsibility for that?
> 
> me, no (I know very little about OpenGL anyway, never had to use it)
> 
>  > By the way, the reason I'm concerned about this is that I'm
>  > creating a LablGTK2 package for Arch Linux. For the time being, it
>  > will be built without OpenGL support, but I think it's a feature
>  > that many users would like to have.
> 
> Why not package gtkglarea ? If the problem is simply to locate a
> tarball of gtkglarea because the homepage disappeared, just grab it
> from another distro's source package (Debian, Mandrake ...)

Because it is the wrong thing to do. It will go away eventually, and this is
probably as good an occasion to start working on the gtkglext port.

Friendly,

Sven Luther