GLXPixmap and radeon driver

Michel Dänzer michel at
Wed Apr 2 02:56:29 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-03-29 at 12:00 +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> 2. Is there anything which it can do to determine that it can't use a
> GLXPixmap (without terminating the program)?

It could catch the error, or maybe check for GLX >= 1.3 or something
like that.

> 3. Is this a known issue which has since been fixed in a later version
> of the driver (or some other part of X)?

It'll only be fixed with drivers that support DRI2, don't hold your
breath. :}

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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