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From: Vadim Godunko <>
Subject: Re: Status of openGL support in GtkAda.
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2023 01:44:16 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <uegvba$3e3of$>

On Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 12:37:02 PM UTC+4, Rod Kay wrote:
> Has anyone had any success using openGL in GtkAda ? 
> I tried a quick test today and although the 'Gtk.GLArea' and 
> 'Gdk.GLContext' packages are present, I was unable to get a GL context. 
> Also, the testgtk program has no openGL demo, as it used to have. 
> I used openGL/GtkAda to good effect many years ago. Has openGL 
> support then been dropped completely ? 
> I recall there was a Gtk3 bug related to openGL and thought that 
> might possibly be the reason why it is absent in GtkAda. Does GtkAda use 
> Gtk4, yet ? 
> I'm quite keen to try my hand at game programming (and have 
> developed an Ada game engine library), so any advice/info would be 
> greatly appreciated. 

GtkAda is binding for Gtk+ 3.24.x version, it doesn't support Gtk 4.

GtkAda doesn't provide OpenGL API binding, but supports OpenGL. There is no example in testgtk for this reason - it requires OpenGL API binding.

  reply	other threads:[~2023-10-02  8:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-09-21  8:38 Status of openGL support in GtkAda Rod Kay
2023-10-02  8:44 ` Vadim Godunko [this message]
2023-10-30  9:15   ` Rod Kay
2023-10-30  9:34   ` Rod Kay
2023-10-30  9:39   ` Rod Kay
2023-10-30 10:54     ` Rod Kay
2023-10-30  9:43   ` Rod Kay
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