[PD] Gem - glutWarpPointer?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Dec 17 06:14:25 CET 2007

On Dec 16, 2007, at 1:07 AM, Chris McCormick wrote:

>> On Dec 14, 2007 4:43 AM, Chris McCormick <chris at mccormick.cx> wrote:
>>> My dream of writing a quake style shooter in Gem (heh) has been  
>>> foiled.
>>> Apparently neither Gem nor luagl support the glutWarpPointer call  
>>> which
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 09:43:24AM -0600, chris clepper wrote:
>> It would mean requiring GLUT to build GEM, which is a dependency  
>> we removed
>> a while ago.  Also, this function apparently does not work on OSX.
> Ah ok, I'm glad Gem doesn't depend on GLUT. Do you know how games like
> Quake get mouse-look values on OSX without allowing the mouse to go
> outside the window?

They probably use the USB HID API for getting the data directly from  
the devices.  Then you can turn off the mouse pointer and ignore it  



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