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From: David Thomas <david_hd@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Crashing X.Org with lablgl

--- Jon Harrop <jon@ffconsultancy.com> wrote:

> On Monday 26 February 2007 05:51, Daniel Bünzli
> wrote:
> > There are things that are off-limits to lablgl's
> > type safety, for example on osx a call to any 
> > opengl function before a rendering context has
been
> > created just crashes the program.
> > 
> > Did you try to call Gl.raise_error in your 
> > rendering loop to be sure you are not
> > doing something wrong with opengl ?
> 
> The order of initialisation calls can cause
> segfaults on some machines.

Segfaults in the application, or segfaults in the X
server?

> I did some fairly extensive testing before we
> released Presenta. Around 10% of machines crashed 
> OpenGL binaries that were moved onto them.
> 
> If you want portable (between machines) 3D then try
> F#, .NET and managed 
> DirectX.

These were built on the machines running them.


 
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