Commit 7c2ce35e authored by Brian Paul's avatar Brian Paul
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added Special Features section

parent da9513df
......@@ -52,7 +52,8 @@ In any case, you'll have to download and compile GLUT for BeOS and
put libglut.so in the Mesa-3.x/lib/ directory before you can compile
the demos/, samples/ and book/ programs.
GLUT for BeOS can be found at: ??? fill-in ???
GLUT for BeOS can be found at
http://home.beoscentral.com/jehamby/Glut-3.5-x86.zip
This is a special version of GLUT adapted for the BeOS. I don't
believe Mark Kilgard's normal GLUT distribution includes BeOS
......@@ -60,6 +61,18 @@ support.
Special Features
Mesa's implementation of the BGLView class has an extra member
function: CopySubBufferMESA(). It basically works like SwapBuffers()
but it only copies a sub region from the back buffer to the front
buffer. This is a useful optimization for some applications.
If you use this method in your code be sure that you check at runtime
that you're actually using Mesa (with glGetString) so you don't
cause a fatal error when running with Be's OpenGL.
Old BeOS Driver
Mesa 2.6 had an earlier BeOS driver. It was based on Mesa's Off-screen
......@@ -76,4 +89,4 @@ work with the new Mesa 3.1 BGLView implementation.
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$Id: README.BEOS,v 1.3 1999/02/06 06:32:20 brianp Exp $
$Id: README.BEOS,v 1.4 1999/02/11 03:52:24 brianp Exp $
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