Introduction to Freeglut

Freeglut is intended to be a 100% compatible, completely opensourced clone of the GLUT library. GLUT is a window system independent toolkit for writing OpenGL programs, implementing a simple windowing API, which makes learning about and exploring OpenGL programming very easy.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

Freeglut Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of Freeglut

Install Freeglut by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


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Short Descriptions

contains functions that implement the OpenGL Utility Toolkit.

Last updated on 2014-02-20 04:20:28 -0800