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  • GLVND GLX Support Being Worked On For The X.Org Server

    Phoronix: GLVND GLX Support Being Worked On For The X.Org Server

    Red Hat's Adam Jackson has taken to working on X.Org Server patches for supporting GLVND within a GLX world (rather than just EGL) via the GLX_EXT_libglvnd extension. GLVND, of course, is NVIDIA's OpenGL Vendor Neutral Dispatch Library...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-GLVND-Patches

  • #2
    Any news on AMD and Intel's progress towards supporting GLVND?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by rabcor View Post
      Any news on AMD and Intel's progress towards supporting GLVND?

      Quote from directly from Michael, in the article linked to this forum thread, "It's explained in more detail here. NVIDIA's proprietary driver was the first to expose a GLVND-compliant driver while the AMD proprietary hybrid stack is aiming for support as is Mesa itself."

      I suggest you click the link and find out more.

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      • #4
        This makes it easier to change between AMD and Nvidia graphics card in the same computer, without the device drivers interfering and messing things up.

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