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Re: [Bug-gnubg] GL build on a non-GL system

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] GL build on a non-GL system
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 11:30:24 -0700
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Christian Anthon <address@hidden> writes:

> what Russ suggests isn't to remove the dependency, but to allow a clean
> fallback to the 2D version if gtk_gl_init fails. This can be done by
> replacing the call with gtk_gl_init_check. However, the current version
> code doesn't allow this because it expects the 3d code to be working
> even though 2d display is chosen. (Commenting out the gtk_gl_init call
> simulates the situation).

> This is relevant for linux users because they might not have 3d working
> correctly on their native display or might run on a remote display not
> supporting GLX.

Right.  It's no problem to have the libraries there, but for some users
the libraries will throw an initialization failure because the screen
doesn't support GLX.

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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