server, client and general GLX extensions and version numbers
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Dec 5 01:56:19 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 20:42 +0000, Ioannis Nousias wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 08:51 -0700, Brian Paul wrote:
> >>> the reason I'm asking this is because I have a problem with the
> >>> GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap. It appears in the "server" and "client"
> >>> section, but not in the general one, causing compiz to fail.
> >> Not sure about the GL_EXT_texture_from_pixmap stuff. Ian was the last
> >> person to work on that.
> > These symptoms usually occur when trying to use direct rendering.
> > GL_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is only supported with indirect rendering
> > with AIGLX.
> is this a current limitation/bug or a design decision for AIGLX?
It's just not implemented yet for direct rendering. The TTM was an
important prerequisite that's now in place.
> I've seen some talks about this on the compiz mailing list and a patch
> for compiz to ignore the fact that the TFP is not advertised in the
> global GLX extensions and make compiz run anyway.
That would be useless, as it really doesn't work in that case.
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