gdi: create driver interface for opengl implementation and add wrapper functions.

Tomas Carnecky tom at
Sat May 13 13:13:19 CDT 2006

Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> This patch adds an WineGL interface to the GDI driver and creates
> wrapper functions for them. If the wgl function takes a HDC, the wrapper
> extract the PHYSDEV and prepends it to the driver-function argument
> list. This way we have direct access to the PHYSDEV in x11drv and don't
> need to use ExtEscape().

I've run into some problems with this. opengl32.dll exports only the
basic wgl functions, if an application wants to use functions which are
provided by various extensions, it has to use wglGetProcAddress(). I
moved all extensions to x11drv and wglGetProcAddress() returns the
pointer to those functions. The problem is that those functions are
called directly by the application and not through the wrapper and thus
don't have access to PHYSDEV like the basic wgl functions.
We could make wrapper functions for each extension, but that would
require changing the driver function table every time we add a new

I took another path and added a new GDI function 'wineGetDCPrivate(HDC)'
that returns the PHYSDEV for the given DC. This way I can have all
function prototypes the same for wgl?? in opengl32, WineGLWrapper_wgl??
in GDI and the WineGL_wgl?? implementation in x11drv. In the
implementation in x11drv I get the PHYSDEV when required using the new
GDI function and have direct access to it, no need to use ExtEscape().

In addition to the basic wgl?? functions the GDI driver has to expose
two gl?? functions, glGetString() (for GL_EXTENSIONS to be able to
report all supported WGL extensions) and glGetIntegerv() (because
GL_DEPTH_BITS and GL_ALPHA_BITS don't have the same meaning on windows
and X11).

Also, once the x11drv side is stable, opengl32.spec can be changed like
@ stdcall wglGetCurrentDC() gdi32.WineGLWrapper_wglGetCurrentDC

And all but three functions can be deleted from wgl.c (and wgl_ext.c)
can be removed completely). Those three functions are:

o wglGetProcAddress():
first scan OpenGL functions, if not found fall back to
WineGLWrapper_wglGetProcAddress() to let x11drv return the pointer to
the wgl function.

o glGetString:
use glGetString and WineGLWrapper_glGetString() to build the extension

o glGetIntegerv():
let x11drv return the proper values if the app is requesting


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