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    Windowless Rendering

    Hello,

    I want to render OpenGL content to a picture without opening a window.
    I solved that for windows, but would rather have a platform independent solution. What would be a good approach? I must admit, that I haven't done anything with OpenGL on Linux, yet.

    Thanks, Peter

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    Re: Windowless Rendering

    Use Mesa . It has a really cool offscreen renderer that can render directly into a buffer you give it. No platform dependent code at all needed.

    [This message has been edited by Bob (edited 01-09-2003).]

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    Re: Windowless Rendering

    Thanks a lot,

    I found that part inside the docs.

    Peter

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