OpenGL version issues

Started by abcdef, February 01, 2014, 12:45:02

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I am having some issues on OpenGL versions on my mac, it should support version 3.3 according to apple. I have an old Mac Book with a 9400 in running the latest os version.

When I run (from lwjgl) GL11.glGetString(GL11.GL_VERSION), I get

2.1 NVIDIA-8.18.28 310.40.05f01

When I run glxinfo I get

OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M OpenGL Engine
OpenGL version string: 2.1 NVIDIA-8.18.28 310.40.05f01
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20


Apple says I should have 3.3

and this native application say I do too.

I've seen somewhere that glxinfo uses the X11 api and that this doesn't use the native supported libraries.

Has anyone seen this too and know of anyway to get 3.3 supported in lwjgl (as it should be available)?




On MacOS, you need to be explicit about what OpenGL version you require, using the ContextAttribs API.


Thanks that worked, I take it with this I now set the minimum opengl version to 3.2. Time to convert the rest of my code to opengl 3+ now :)