ddraw: load OpenGL at runtime

Mike McCormack mike at codeweavers.com
Thu May 15 12:10:14 CDT 2003

Hi Lionel,

How long is it going to be before d3dcore is a reality?

I think it is a good idea, but I'd like to have dlopen functionality 
sooner rather than later.  Additionally, I don't see how my patch is a 
step backwards...


btw. I had no idea a wine-d3d list even exists.

Lionel Ulmer wrote:
> Alexandre, please do NOT commit this...
> The separation of GL calls from DDraw will be part of the D3D core work and
> not via the usage of funtion pointers. Basically, we will have a d3dcore
> library linked to OpenGL and if DDraw fails to load it (for example if GL is
> not present on the system), DDraw will not support D3D.
> Mike, next time ask on IRC before doing a big patch like this on DDraw / D3D
> (or ask on the wine-d3d mailing list, it will add to its activity :-) ).
>                       Lionel

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