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OpenGL glReadPixels on back buffer only works for positive coordinates

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[font="Arial"] Hello,

Is it possible to use glReadPixels to read negative coordinates from the OpenGL back buffer? I'm trying to do "color" mouse picking. I created vertices where some have negative coordinates and others have positive coordinates. However when I read pixel colors only the vertices with positive coordinates show the expected colors; all others with negative x or y are read as black.

[/font]For an example/demonstration of the problem, I created a git repository.[font="Arial"] On the "master" branch, glReadPixels always works, because 0,0 is the lowest coordinate. However switch to branch "negative_offset" and run the code again, and see how glReadPixels fails to detect anything with a negative coordinate.[/font]

Thanks for any suggestions

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