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Re: K3D some early impressions.

Mark Collins wrote:
> >
> > It's home page http://condor.stcloudstate.edu/~hebl9901/g3d says:
> >
> >          I would like developers and debugger type
> >          people to take an interest in my project. Be
> >          careful, until tests prove otherwise, consider this
> >          violently unstable software, and not appropriate
> >          for the casual user. (Ie, expect stuff like X
> >          lockups)
> >
> > ...but I'll give it a spin.
> I'm mildy impressed with G3D. It's got a clean, easy to use interface, except
> is has the same problem I've found with all Quake-style modellers, in that
> when you have a complex model, selecting a vertex for building a face can be
> a hit/miss process....

I can't get it to build - it's a horrible mess.  I think he's reorganized some
files into a second directory and now there are complaints about missing headers
and libraries that are actually present but in the wrong places.

> > > Freya/GooseEgg - I'm yet to get this one working properly. Anyone else
> > > had any luck?
> >
> > Nope - I couldn't get it to go either.
> I got it to compile, but the SDL version flickers like hell, and the GLUT
> version lacks the menu.

Hmmm.  For me, it wouldn't compile with the version of SDL I have...urgh!
> > > K3D - Won't compile. :)
> >
> > What gave you trouble - maybe it's the same thing I had.
> gcc spent ages compiling one file. (when I say ages, I mean > 1 hour). I'm
> not sure what caused it, but I'm impatient...

Wow!  The whole thing built in about 5 minutes for me...I had a minor linker
issue...but nothing like that.  What were you compiling on?  Babbages
difference engine?
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