[visit-developers] OpenGl driver compatibility?

Brugger, Eric brugger1 at llnl.gov
Thu Jul 2 12:47:24 EDT 2015

I am assuming you are having problems with the Linux versions. For maximum compatibility you should use the pre-built versions without Mesa. For 2.9.2, the Ubuntu 11 version comes in 2 versions, with and without Mesa, the Ubuntu 14 version is without Mesa, and the rhel6 version is with Mesa. For future releases I will also generate 2 versions for the thel6 version, one with Mesa, one without.


-----Original Message-----
From: John Cary [mailto:cary at txcorp.com] 
Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:20 AM
To: VisIt Developers
Subject: [visit-developers] OpenGl driver compatibility?

We are building and distributing embedded visit, and many times the recipient is unable to run it.  It crashes in the driver.

For the visit executables you distribute, do you build against some driver that guarantees compatibility?


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