[Gtkradiant] ATI FireGL 8800 issues

David Olofson gtkradiant@zerowing.idsoftware.com
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 14:30:48 +0200

On Tuesday 15 October 2002 14:03, Timothee Besset wrote:
> http://dri.sourceforge.net/dri_status.phtml
> lists the 8500 in the supported chipsets

Well, at least, they don't say anywhere that the FireGL 8800 *doesn't*=20
work, so I'll give it a try. :-) The Win9x and Summit drivers may be=20
deliberately cripled or something, to crash or refuse to load unless they=
find one of the "gaming versions".

> The rendering changes are new to 1.2, and have been a great improvement
> overall (that is, on supported drivers). Spog wrote that code, he can
> probably look into the fixes. It sounds like this is yet another fix we
> will want in 1.2.11

I'd be interested in knowing why GL_LINE + GL_FILL is used this way in=20
the first place. (I'd prefer fixing things the right way, if possible.)=20

Any problem with always using the same mode for both faces? Could have=20
missed something, but it seems that whenever front and back face modes=20
are different, one face is culled anyway, so it shouldn't matter to any=20

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