[Haskell-cafe] Installation of GLUT package
ronguida at mindspring.com
Sat Sep 8 23:35:26 EDT 2007
Paul L wrote:
> I believe it's caused by the different versions of GLUT you have.
> On 9/8/07, Ronald Guida <ronguida at mindspring.com> wrote:
>> Loading package OpenGL-2.2.1 ... linking ... done.
>> Loading package GLUT-2.1.1 ... linking ... done.
> The above message was after you have installed GLUT-2.0, but GHC was
> still loading GLUT-2.1.1. The later errors were caused by your forced
> copy of 2.0 lib over the default 2.1.1.
I noticed this myself. The problem is, I don't know where to get
GLUT-2.1.1. If I look on Hackage  and select GLUT from the
Graphics category, I am directed to GLUT-2.0.
> I suggest you get the cabal version of latest GLUT, which is 2.1.1,
> and build it from source. I did the same on Linux some time ago, and I
> was able to use freeGLUT and openGLUT as a result.
Clearly, I'm missing something here. Where do I have to go to get the
latest version of GLUT?
Also, after I built freeglut with VS-2003, I copied the include files,
the lib file, and the dll to the correct places (relative to VS-2003)
and I could successfully compile the examples that came with freeglut.
MinGW/MSYS doesn't know about VS-2003 include directories, so where am
I supposed to put the freeglut include and lib files relative to
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