On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 12, 2000 at 01:59:06PM +0000, lbedford at wbtsystems.com mentioned:
> > > Ponder. I suppose GTK does work on windows now too....anyone used
> > > gtkglarea on windows ?
> > Ack.. to quote you "Stop that now..." what's the problem with using
> > the local API's?... damn people wanting to rewrite UNIX libraries
> > under windows... bad enough windows people wondering why NT threads
> > don't work under posix!
>> 'Cos I want to write a server based game, with a portable client, so it's
> either Glut with no interface, gtkglarea with a GTK interface, or OpenGL
> Java, with a Swing interface.
Use SDL, its a good games library, has plenty of utilities and add ons and
works on Linux, Windoze, Mac and BeOS. And it is actually portable. When
I'm bored at work I open up visual studio, compile, run, test, make some
changes on the exact same project I'm working on on my linux box. Its
great, the only difference is the makefiles and a few defines. Plus its
way better then glut for event handling and i/o. Using glut for games
programming is a joke, really.
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