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05-19-2009, 03:38 AM
I am new to open gl. So i may ask you guys for some basic questions.. Kindly help me.

1. I have linux for ARM processor. Does Open GL works only on x86 platform? Or Open gl is just a library and independent of hardware platfrom?

2. How to download Open GL patch for ARM processor version?


05-19-2009, 03:51 AM
OpenGL is just an API. Document that specifies functions and what should they do.
Anyone is free to implement OpenGL API to whatever platform he wants.

Stephen A
05-19-2009, 03:58 AM
If your device has a 3d processor, search for OpenGL drivers in the website of its vendor.

If there's no such thing, you'll have to use a software implementation of OpenGL (i.e. one that runs on the CPU instead of the 3d processor). Mesa3d (http://www.mesa3d.org) is a potential choice.