what version of OpenGL is in mesa?
macportsusers-20171215 at billmail.scconsult.com
Mon Jan 29 20:10:15 UTC 2018
On 29 Jan 2018, at 10:08, Langer, Stephen A. (Fed) wrote:
> Thanks for the information. I asked because I was getting conflicting
> information. I did attempt to find an answer with Google. I'm sorry
> if I offended you.
Not at all. I was just surprised how little knowledge of the subject
matter I needed to find the definitive answer. Sorry for coming across
so grumpy, it's a known bug...
FWIW, if you need to dive deeper into that compatibility tangle, this
site may help: https://mesamatrix.net
> -- Steve
> On 1/26/18, 9:19 PM, "macports-users on behalf of Bill Cole"
> <macports-users-bounces at lists.macports.org on behalf of
> macportsusers-20171215 at billmail.scconsult.com> wrote:
> On 26 Jan 2018, at 14:54 (-0500), Langer, Stephen A. (Fed) wrote:
> > I should have included the exact error message. This is what
> vtk says
> > when it encounters OpenGL from macports mesa:
> > Warning: In … Rendering/OpenGL2/vtkOpenGLRenderWindow.cxx,
> line 800
> > vtkXOpenGLRenderWindow (0x7fca59821e00): VTK is designed to work
> > OpenGL version 3.2 but it appears it has been given a context
> > does not support 3.2. VTK will run in a compatibility mode
> designed to
> > work with earlier versions of OpenGL but some features may not
> The MacPorts version of Mesa is 17.1.6. It took roughly 30 second
> for me
> to find this page:
> Read the second paragraph in the first section.
> I am not familiar with this particular software combination (or
> version widgetry of OpenGL) but based on that paragraph and the
> message, it seems to me that this is either a vtk bug or a
> limitation of
> the underlying driver.
> Bill Cole
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