[SDL] Trying to use SDL with OpenGL and GGI

Stephane Marchesin stephane.marchesin at wanadoo.fr
Tue Nov 1 14:57:26 PST 2005

Gerry JJ wrote:
> På Fri, 28 Oct 2005 18:04:55 +0200, skrev Stephane Marchesin  
> <stephane.marchesin at wanadoo.fr>:
>>> So, the output from the testgl program suggests that you actually have
>>> hardware accelerated OpenGL, using the x11 driver. I don't know of any
>>> other backend for linux supporting OpenGL.
>> There is no other one.
> Doesn't DirectFB have some OpenGL support ?  I'm not sure, but I think I
> heard something about that a while back (the directfb site doesn't respond,
> so I can't check).  The SDL backend doesn't support that in any case, of
> course, but maybe it could be added.

Yes, DirectFB has OpenGL support. So does the framebuffer if you use 
something like miniglx. But I was talking about SDL backends that 
acutally implement the OpenGL features. And for linux, there is only x11.


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