gtkglarea-1.2.3: description + notes

GtkGLArea is an OpenGL widget for GTK+ GUI toolkit. The gtkglarea home page has more details.

Just as GTK+ is build on top of GDK, GtkGLArea is built on top of gdkgl which is basically wrapper around GLX functions. The widget itself is derived from GtkDrawinigArea widget and adds only few extra functions.

Some sample programs are installed in /usr/freeware/doc/gtkglarea. See the README file in that directory for instructions. They are:

NOTE: Developers intending to use this distribution for application development should be sure to read the information below. Users installing it for the runtime environment only need not read any further.

Developers intending to use this library for development of other freeware packages or their own software applications will need to be familiar with a few peculiarities due to the way that this library is packaged and installed. The reasons for this installation strategy are described further in the fw_common product release notes.

The header files and libraries in this package are installed into /usr/freeware. This means that when building software using this distribution you should be sure to do the following:

Following these guidelines will allow your application to safely and easily use the software in this package.
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