radeon driver again: GL_EXT_framebuffer_object?

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 06:44:39 PST 2008

Florian Echtler wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> an OpenGL-related question again: while the R300 driver from Mesa 7.2
> doesn't seem to announce the GL_EXT_framebuffer_object extension on a
> Mobility Radeon X1400, the glGenFramebuffersEXT function is present and
> available in libGL.so. However, when calling it, I get a segfault at
> 0x00000000, so I suspect that it's just an empty stub. Are there plans
> to support this extension in the near future, or what would be necessary
> to add support?

FYI, usually not a good idea to force extensions like that. :3

Um, yeah, FBO support is dependent upon better integration of our memory 
manager (GEM) with Mesa. It's being worked on, but I can't really say 
when it'll be ready.

~ C.

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