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> Glut/gl Missing Includes And Static Libs.. :(, Graphics programming
post Mar 6 2005, 01:51 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Hello everyones!

I manage to have my PC running Linux SUSE 9.2 and get rid of the windoze os. I can compile and run an hello world program in a shell.. but now I want to move to the next level... by trying the Hello World sample from the OpenGL red book.

The problem it's that I don't have any GLUT/OpenGL includes files in my machine! sad.gif I took a look in /usr/include/GL and I got only gle.h.. no glut.h file! In fact, I output all files on my HD and I search for anything with glut.. I found only dynamic library (.so) which can be used by the program once it's compiled.

I also check on the sourceforge web site... but that seem an older version than the one I have on my system...!? And, after trying.. I got several errors trying to do the make operations. And I figure that maybe it's not the proper way of installing it on SUSE distribution.

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post Mar 11 2005, 08:09 AM
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RMS is my Hero

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In the meanwhile,you may want to switch to SDL and leave the world of GLUT.

SDL will make your job a lot simpler.You can check out this link for more information.

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