[fpc-devel] Fixes to OpenGL bindings

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun May 22 10:53:01 CEST 2005

On Sun, 22 May 2005, Michalis Kamburelis wrote:

> Hi
> I'm attaching a trivial patch for OpenGL bindings that
> 1. Fixes declarations of glGetMapiv, glGetMaterialiv and glLightiv to take
> pointer as the last parameter.
> 2. Changes glGetString, gluErrorString and gluGetString to return PChar
> instead of PGLubyte. After all, GLubyte and Char are the same thing internally
> but for Pascal declaration PChar is more comfortable than PGLubyte, since
> these functions always return null-terminated strings. This is even proved in
> GLext unit implementation where you have to explicitly cast result of
> glGetString(GL_EXTENSIONS) to PChar all the time :)
> I also submitted these changes to Tom Nuydens and to jedi-sdl (for
> Delphi/Kylix users that use version of these units from jedi-sdl), so all
> three copies of these units stay synched.

Thank you. Committed in version 58; merged to fix branch. 


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