[OS X TeX] Building Asymptote with OpenGL support

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Tue Nov 11 10:42:18 CET 2008

Robert Love wrote:
> I tried this also and still no joy in building it.   When I run 
> configure, it says it will build with out GL support since it can't find 
> glut but it does try to build it.  I get lots
> Undefined symbols:
>   "_glMatrixMode", referenced from:
>       _trRasterPos3f in tr.o
>       _trRasterPos3f in tr.o
> for 2 screens.

The new release 1.50 now uses by default the OpenGL and GLUT frameworks, 
so you don't need freeglut and X11 any more.

> I'll be glad when asymptote is to the simple 3 step "configure, make, make install" state. 

Well, you still have to get all the dependencies first, gc, fftw3, gls, 
libsisegv, PIL, etc. Plus fix a little bug or two in the sources. If you 
want a one-step build, you can always use "fink install asymptote".


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