About freeglut

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Tue Aug 5 13:51:00 GMT 2014


On 05/08/2014 14:15, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
> Just for completeness...
>
> I discovered that my Cygwin installation (Cygwin64) tree has these files
>
> /usr/src/freeglut-2.8.1.tar.gz
> /usr/src/freeglut.cygport
>
> which belong to freeglut-src package (as reported by
> http://cygwin.com/packages).
>
> Usually I install ONLY binary packages but could be I did the wrong
> choice so I tried to install the binaries of that package but...
> setup.exe offers only freeglut-debuginfo and the mirrors (at least
> mirrors.kernel.org and sourceware.mirrors.tds.net) do not even have the
> freeglut directory under x86_64/release..
>
> It looks to me there is something wrong..

I think the corresponding binary packages are libglut3 and libglut-devel.

The packages are under release/X11/freeglut (for historical reasons)

(freeglut is an opensource replacement for SGI glut)

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