[lsb-discuss] X11 Extensions for Fullscreen OpenGL

Jan Emoti emotican at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 07:05:09 PDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:47 AM, Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at sun.com>

> Jan Emoti wrote:
> > Hi, I am new to this. Just ran lsbappchk and got the following message:
> >
> >   DT_NEEDED: libXxf86vm.so.1 is used, but not part of the LSB
> >
> > My understanding is this library provides the only way to get a
> > fullscreen graphics mode (at least for OpenGL apps).
> This library provides one way to change the output mode of a graphics
> adapter to a specified resolution.   If you're happy running at the
> standard resolution instead of changing it, I'm not sure you need it.
> It's also being deprecated in X, being replaced by Xrandr, which provides
> more functionality, such as changing the size of the virtual desktop so
> that you don't go into panning mode when you change the resolution.
> --
>        -Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
>         Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
> I prefer to leave the user's resolution where I found it. If something bad
happens, and my app cannot change it back, then my app could get the blame.
If something bad happens while its in fullscreen mode, then its not as bad.

P.S. Apparently, lsbappchk has issues with this library too:

  Symbol XRRConfigSizes is used, but is not included in LSB 3.2 (Core & C++
& Desktop)

  Symbol XRRGetScreenInfo is used, but is not included in LSB 3.2 (Core &
C++ & Desktop)
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