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Re: GTK+ & OpenGL

On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 11:11:02PM -0600, Randall Hopper wrote:
> Abhir Joshi:
>  |GTK+ cannot (???) be used with OpenGL.  Can anyone explain why?  I
>  |have given it some thought but could not arrive at any possible
>  |explanation since I an not aware of the internals of X.  
>  |
>  |But I can say that if GTK widgets have to be rendered on OpenGL
>  |surfaces, all the OpenGL transformations have to be bypassed while
>  |drawing those widgets.  So I guess without support from X, this should
>  |be impossible.
> Search for gtkglarea.  
> That doesn't mean rendering the widgets in an OpenGL window.

gtkglarea was used with gtk+ 1.2, but is now obsolete and unmaintained.
gtkglext does a similar job for gtk+ 2 and later.

Alistair Riddoch

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