GLEW-2.1.0

Introduction to GLEW

GLEW is the OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.4 platform.

Package Information

glew Dependencies

Required

Mesa-19.0.4

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/GLEW

Installation of GLEW

Install GLEW by running the following commands:

sed -i 's%lib64%lib%g' config/Makefile.linux &&
sed -i -e '/glew.lib.static:/d' \
       -e '/0644 .*STATIC/d'    \
       -e 's/glew.lib.static//' Makefile     &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install.all

Command Explanations

sed -i 's%lib64%lib%g' ...: This ensures that the library is installed in /usr/lib.

sed -i -e '/glew.lib.static:/d' ...: This suppresses the static library.

make install.all: This installs the programs as well as the library.

Contents

Installed Programs: glewinfo, visualinfo.
Installed Library: libGLEW.so.
Installed Directory: /usr/include/GL.

Short Descriptions

glewinfo

provides information about the supported extensions.

visualinfo

is an extended version of glxinfo.

libGLEW.so

provides functions to access OpenGL extensions.

Last updated on 2019-04-09 17:36:36 -0500