FreeGLUT vs. MesaGLUT

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed Jul 15 06:26:07 PDT 2009

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 3:58 PM, DJ Lucas<dj at> wrote:
> FreeGLUT hasn't had a commit since September of 2006 and the Mesa GLUT
> provides what is needed. I haven't even tried to build freeGLUT.  Does
> anybody still use it?  Ouch, the licensing note is still correct:

Actually, there's been a flurry of activity on freeglut. In fact,
there was a -rc release in April. Just for comparison, the mesa glut
implementation rarely gets touched, but it does get maintained.


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