[fpc-devel] OpenGL and glut bugs in Freepascal 2.1.1runningwith Mac Os X Tiger ?
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Nov 4 22:32:10 CET 2005
On 04 Nov 2005, at 22:23, Matthias Krenzer wrote:
> 1.) Why are the fpc applications running fine after running some
> open gl applications written in c ? (maybe i didn't get it yet, sorry)
Since we don't know what the bug in the Carbon framework is, that's
hard to guess. And for some people, C programs in which the fpu
overflow exceptions are enabled crash as well.
> 2.) It does not sound very safe to turn of the floating point
> exceptions forever (or at least until Mac OS X 10.5).
There's nothing unsafe about it (except if you want your program to
crash if it produces an fpu overflow).
> Is there any possibility to create some clean workaround without
> needing the divine intervention of the apple fixing the carbon libs
> in 10.4 ?
Since no one has a clue what causes the problem (except that it seems
to have something to do with fonts and possibly language settings),
I'm not sure how we could make another workaround than disabling the
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