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Date: 2007-11-29 (14:45)
From: Vu Ngoc San <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Floating exception
Le Wednesday 28 November 2007 11:47:16 Vu Ngoc San, vous avez écrit :
> > My guess is that the glut libraries installed on these computers are
> > causing the problems. Perhaps we should write bindings to GLX or use
> > LablGTK2 to evade glut and see what happens but, of course, we cannot
> > reproduce the problem here and there are a huge number of variations we
> > could try without having any real idea of what is going wrong.
> I wouldn't bet on this. I can reproduce the same bug with both the sdl-gl
> (ocamlsdl)  interface, and the gtk-gl (liblablgtk2-gl-ocaml) interface.
> However, as I said, I couldn't with glxgears, and more interestingly I
> couldn't either with the demos shipped with glcaml. They use SDL. I just
> modified the source code in order to allow resizing windows.
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don't blame lablgl too fast... in fact I finally WAS able to reproduce the bug 
with one of the glcaml demos, compiled to native code... (this time by moving 
the window around, instead of resizing). So I guess this is rather an issue 
with the xorg driver... and probably nothing ocaml-related.