From: Mike C. Fletcher <mcfletch@ro...> - 2003-11-16 06:14:35
Jimmy Johns wrote:
>Hi, why hasn't there a version of pyOpenGL for python 2.3.x yet?
Because no one with MSVC++ 6.0 has stepped up to package it yet :) . I
don't have access to a copy of VC++ that can be used for externally
released applications, so I need someone to do the build and produce a
package for redistribution.
>the binary installers for windows only work with python 2.2, and will give
>an when installing for python 2.3.
Yes, PyOpenGL is a binary package that is linked to specific Python and
Numpy versions. You cannot use a binary created for Python 2.2 with
>I can't build it either unless I build
>python 2.3 from source as well.
Actually, that's not a requirement. Building requires only the Python
2.3 distributed from python.org, VC++ and the various .lib and .h files
as outlined on the installation page.
>Is there a work around available??
Arthur has a "minimal" installer available, but it's missing the OpenGL
Note: Tk support is not available under Python 2.3 in any version of
If you do have VC++ 6.0, then you just need to follow the build
instructions linked off the homepage.
Mike C. Fletcher
Designer, VR Plumber, Coder
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