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Re: OpenGL and cygwin

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Suresh Venkatasubramanian wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Brian Ford wrote:
> > Did you try it without -mno-cygwin?  You will still get your Nvidia
> > OpenGL libs, but will be subject to Cygwin's license.
> >
> So I compiled without -mno-cygwin. According to cygcheck, I get the
> correct dlls (dump enclosed below). This time the program runs silently,
> and exits without popping up a window and with no errors. From
> appropriately placed print statements, it appears that the program is
> having trouble creating a window with glutCreateWindow and appears to die
> silently before completing that step (or just after).
> euclid 8:00pm [3d_diameter]> cygcheck main.exe
> Found: .\main.exe
> main.exe
>   C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll
>   .\glut32.dll
Since you are now using the Cygwin dll, I would suggest you also use
Cygwin's glut32.dll just so you have a known/supported environment to
start from.

If you get this working, then you can experiment whith Nvidia's glut or

Brian Ford
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