Another GSoC idea

Stefan Dösinger stefan at
Fri Mar 16 04:30:58 CDT 2007

Am Freitag 16 März 2007 02:49 schrieb Remco:
> I was thinking of a combined project between Ogre (graphics engine) and
> Wine. Ogre works on Windows and Linux. It has an OpenGL and DirectX
> backend. Maybe a student could try to get the DirectX-backend working in
> Linux with Wine.
> This would result in a lot of patches for Wine, and the first native Linux
> DirectX app of this size that I know of. Wouldn't that be cool?
Yes, this sounds like a good bug fixing SoC. Last I tried ogre on Wine I saw 
that the gl backend mostly works, but the d3d9 and d3d7 backends are in a bad 

Hunting those bugs should be comparably easy. Ogre is open source, and has a 
(hopefully) helpful community :-)
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