glbinding v2.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-03-24 // about 5 years ago
  • 💻 glbinding, version 2.0.0, created by CG Internals and the Computer Graphics Systems Group at the Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Germany.

    Contact: Daniel Limberger, Willy Scheibel ([email protected])


    • CMake find script doesn't define GLBINDING_LIBRARIES and GLBINDING_INCLUDES anymore. Use the new target_link_libraries(${target} PRIVATE glbinding::glbinding) syntax to link against glbinding


    • ⚡️ updated OpenGL API (gl.xml) to revision 32363
    • introduced per-feature header directories (e.g., gl32core/gl.h)
    • ➕ add support for NMake and CYGWIN
    • ⬇ decreased compilation time and compilation resource on most platforms
    • ➕ added context creation cheat sheet for gathering intel on context creation on various system configurations
    • ➕ added operation assign operators for bit fields
    • 📦 package provisioning using Ubuntu PPAs, Homebrew recipe and AUR source package.
    • refined cmake setup (minimum required version is now 3.0)
    • ⚡️ updated Wiki and Readme
    • revised meta run-time generation (always included)
    • 🏗 differentiate between examples and tools (tools enabled by default, examples enabled by cmake option OPTION_BUILD_EXAMPLES=On)
    • ➕ added google-mock directly into the code base
    • ➕ added continuous integration and status display in readme for
      • MSVC 2013 Update 5 and 2015 Update 1 (Windows 10, x64)
      • GCC 4.8, 4.9, and 5.3 (Ubuntu 14.04)
      • Clang 3.5 (Ubuntu 14.04)
      • Travis CI: GCC 4.8 and Clang 3.5 (Ubuntu 14.04)
      • Coverity
    • refined glfw and glew find scripts
    • 📚 doxygen documentation hosted on gh-pages
    • 👉 Use moustache as template engine for the code generation

    🛠 FIXES (excerpt)

    • 👉 use cmath instead of complex to define std::abs
    • added support for GL_NV_conservative_raster_dilate
    • ⚠ disabled warning 4127 in cubescape-qt due to qt issues in msvc2015
    • ⚡️ updated logo
    • 🛠 reviewed and fixed bitfield group handling in meta
    • 🛠 fixed type conversion warning/error
    • 🛠 fixed gl.xml updating process
    • 🛠 fixed global and local callback handling
    • disabled RTCc
    • 📇 renamed tools to avoid name clashes with system installs
    • ➕ add deployment for documentation
    • ...

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