[Mesa-dev] [mesa 7.9-dev] Possibly incorrect OpenGL version being returned to applications?

Alex Buell alex.buell at munted.org.uk
Mon Sep 13 13:22:17 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 23:09 +0300, Aras Pranckevicius wrote:
>         Also, glewinfo[1] shows that there are a lot of OpenGL 2.0 and
>         OpenGL
>         3.0 specific functions available - shouldn't it be OpenGL 3.0
>         instead of
>         OpenGL 1.5?
> It can only return 3.0 if _all_ required 3.0 functionality is 
> implemented.

Yes, I've been told that off-list. It's interesting to see how many
extra stuff has been added to the Nouveau driver though!

> Similar thing exists in Apple land for example - currently all Apple
> drivers are OpenGL 2.1, even if they are only missing piece (GLSL
> 1.30) to be 3.0 compliant.

I'm now sure I need glew to sort out the functions available from the
different OpenGL versions. 

Tactical Nuclear Kittens

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