Commit 1f4ff9d8 authored by Ken Martin's avatar Ken Martin
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Improve testing for OpenGL support

Also improve the error message when it fails.
parent aa456d97
......@@ -536,10 +536,13 @@ void vtkOpenGLRenderWindow::OpenGLInitContext()
if (!GLEW_VERSION_3_2)
if (!GLEW_VERSION_2_1)
if (!GLEW_VERSION_2_1 || !GLEW_EXT_gpu_shader4)
vtkErrorMacro("GL version 2.1 is not supported by your graphics driver.");
//m_valid = false;
vtkErrorMacro("GL version 2.1 with the gpu_shader4 extension is not "
"supported by your graphics driver but is required for the new "
"OpenGL rendering backend. Please update your OpenGL driver. "
"If you are using Mesa please make sure you have version 10.6.5 or "
"later and make sure your driver in Mesa supports OpenGL 3.2.");
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