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mercurio7891

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hi, in sfml2 on windows, is anyone getting a different version from glGetString(GL_VERSION) versus the one reported back by sf::ContextSettings?

I created a RenderWindow with 2.0 context, but glGetString always report back as version 3.3

I was wondering if this happens only on my machine or is it happening to others too?

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sf::RenderWindow opengl version vs glGetString(GL_VERSION)
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011, 07:52:06 pm »
Drivers are allowed to create a 3.x or 4.x compatibility profile if a regular 2.0 context is requested. So yes it happens.

Right now I'm changing the implementation so that the result of glGetString(GL_VERSION) is returned, instead of the number that SFML used to create the context.
Laurent Gomila - SFML developer

 

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