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Re: Bug#881333: tracking OpenGL support for specific boards




El jueves, 29 de noviembre de 2018 19:00:28 -03 Re4son escribió:
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> > Many of those chipsets you list, as I understand, have a mesa driver
> > for them that support opengl and gles.
> > Such as freedreno which supports Mali A4XX series. https://mesamatrix.net/
> > 
> > Keep in mind, only the proprietary drivers seem to not support opengl
> > while the hardware is perfectly capable of doing so.
> 
> Not necessarily.
> If the manufacturer specifies OpenGL ES support, then - on the hardware
> level - it is a GLES renderer and may or may not support the entire
> OpenGL specification natively. It usually requires considerable work to
> make GLES hardware support OpenGL.
> Eric Anhold can tell you all about the hard work he has put into
> bastardising his VC4 mesa driver to make up for the lack of hardware
> support:
> 
> https://github.com/anholt/mesa/wiki/VC4-OpenGL-support

Ah, so there was the gotcha. I was really surprised to learn that it was 
"just" a driver issue. Clearly the Desktop OpenGL support is almost there, but 
not entirely.

So the real place which should be fixed is, somehow, in Qt itself, and 
preferably by not hacking libs.

-- 
Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
http://perezmeyer.com.ar/
http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/

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