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Nigel018
08-26-2001, 07:23 AM
Hi ppl

erm.... i was wondering how do i go about creating my own Gl drivers.

"obviously im a complete beginner" http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif

CHEERS for the help

mikael_aronsson
08-26-2001, 10:23 PM
Hi !

Doy you want to create your own driver ?, why ?, do you have some special hardware you want to render on ?, if you do I think you should have a look at Mesa, it's a complete OpenGL implementation that comes with all the source code.

Another alternative is to render with normal OpenGL to an off screen buffer and then copy this buffer to what ever hardware yoiu are using.

On Windows you can select to render to an off screen bitmap (but many times this is not accelerated), with some nVIDIA card's you can use pbuffers to get accelerated output.

Mikael

Mikael