server, client and general GLX extensions and version numbers

Brian Paul brian.paul at
Mon Dec 4 08:33:45 PST 2006

Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 08:51 -0700, Brian Paul wrote:
>>>the other reason I'm interested to know are the two GLX_SGIX_fbconfig 
>>>and GLX_SGIX_pbuffer extensions. In my case these appear in the "client" 
>>>section (which is 1.4 version), but the server and the third advertise 
>>>only the GLX_SGIX_fbconfig.
>>>anyone that could shed some light here?
>>We still don't have server-side pbuffer support.
> Wasn't this just added to the open source intel driver? I assume porting
> it to other drivers would not be too difficult in that case?

You may be thinking of the framebuffer object extension- 
GL_EXT_framebuffer_object.  It largely replaces the functionality of 


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