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New package: freeglut-2.2.0-1
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gerrit at familiehaase dot de>
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Cc: freeglut-announce at lists dot sourceforge dot net
- Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 17:15:29 +0200
- Subject: New package: freeglut-2.2.0-1
- Organization: Esse keine toten Tiere
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
freeglut - Free OpenGL Utility Toolkit - has been uploaded to cygwin.com
freeglut is a completely OpenSourced alternative to the OpenGL Utility
Toolkit (GLUT) library. GLUT was originally written by Mark Kilgard to
support the sample programs in the second edition OpenGL 'RedBook'.
Since then, GLUT has been used in a wide variety of practical
applications because it is simple, widely available and highly
GLUT (and hence freeglut) allows the user to create and manage windows
containing OpenGL contexts on a wide range of platforms and also read
the mouse, keyboard and joystick functions.
Canonical website: http://freeglut.sourceforge.net/
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'freeglut' from the 'Libs' category, if you install it for the first
time, click on the 'skip' field next to 'freeglut' until '2.2.0-1' is
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing
list is the appropriate place.
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