GLX available?

Bernardo Innocenti bernie at
Mon Jan 7 00:38:43 EST 2008

Randy Heiland wrote:
> Can someone tell me if GLX is possible on OLPC?  'glinfo' tells me it's 
> not there.  If so, what's the .rpm?

Since our GPU cannot support hardware 3D acceleration, and
we don't even ship libGL, I've disabled the GLX at build
time in the X server.

Software based GLX could be made to work, but it would be
terribly inefficient.  If you have code that renders through
the GL API, you'd get better performance by rendering
in-process and then transferring the resulting image to the

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