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Hey, I am trying to download the nvidia''s opengl sdk - but well their server seems soooo slow. Anyone have an idea whats in that SDK that it 60mb and also is there a faster server where I could find the nvidia opengl sdk. Thank you.

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hello,

i only know their server for downlaod the SDK. i donwload it with adsl, so it wasn''t so slow.
in it, you''ve got demos, sources: utilities to programm with opengl and optimize for nvidia.
if you''re a windows user, that may help you. But i don''t use it anymore. there is a file to input 3DS format and to use it...

good luck,

Fratt

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hello,

i only know their server for downlaod the SDK. i donwload it with adsl, so it wasn''t so slow.
in it, you''ve got demos, sources: utilities to programm with opengl and optimize for nvidia.
if you''re a windows user, that may help you. But i don''t use it anymore. there is a file to input 3DS format and to use it...

good luck,

Fratt


Hey Fratt - does it have the opengl.lib, glu.lib for version 1.2 or 1.3 ?? Also is there a cd option ? Maybe I could request them for one. Well I am on a 56k and the site refuses to even set up a connection quickly leave alone downloading the damn thing.

Thank you

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It must have Opengl32.lib and GLU32.lib because it''s an opengl sdk and these lib are part of opengl.

what do you mean for cd option ? include this package into a cdrom ? don''t know. try on the night, would have a better connectivity.

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There are no new opengl32.lib file in the SDK. I fact, they shouldn''t even ship one. NVIDIA is not responsible for providing newer versions for Windows, Microsoft are.

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There are no new opengl32.lib file in the SDK. I fact, they shouldn''t even ship one. NVIDIA is not responsible for providing newer versions for Windows, Microsoft are.


Ok - it definitely doesn''t have those 2 libs(it also seems to miss gl.h and glu.h which are in nvtoolkit.zip i think) nor does MS site seem to have it(it only has 1.1). I got borland libs using implib to convert the dll''s. Now my only problem will be solved if I can figure out how to convert dlls for vc++.

Thank you.

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There are no new opengl32.lib file in the SDK. I fact, they shouldn''t even ship one. NVIDIA is not responsible for providing newer versions for Windows, Microsoft are


doesnt each vendor provide a complete implementation of opengl in thier drivers and then when you link a program to the ms opengl libraries it knows which one to use so its works with your video card?

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>>doesnt each vendor provide a complete implementation of opengl in thier drivers<<

i can only speak from nvidia drivers but all 1.1->1.3 is supported in the drivers on all cards, including tnt1''s ( though maybe not the riva128) if the hardware cant do it then the feature will be done in software by the nvoglnt.dll driver (ie opengl32.dll is not used)

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MS aren''t supporting OpenGL.



Last I checked M$ was still part of the ARB for OGL so they really should support OGL, but as ya say, dont

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