Checks for GLUT. If a valid GLUT implementation is found, the configure script would export the C preprocessor symbol "HAVE_GLUT=1".
If either a valid GLUT header or library was not found, by default the configure script would exit on error. This behavior can be overwritten by providing a custom "ACTION-IF-NOT-FOUND" hook.
If the header, library was found, and been tested for compiling and linking the configuration would export the required compiler flags to "GLUT_CFLAGS" and "GLUT_LIBS" environment variables. These two variables can also be overwritten by defining the environment variables before executing the configure program. If it was predefined, configure would not try to overwrite it, but it would still perform the compile and link test. Only when the tests succeeded does the configure script to export "HAVE_GLUT=1" and to run "ACTION-IF-FOUND" hook.
If user didn’t specify the "ACTION-IF-FOUND" hook, the configuration would prepend "GLUT_CFLAGS" and "GLUT_LIBS" to "CFLAGS" and "LIBS", like many other autoconf macros do.
If the header "GL/glut.h" is found, "HAVE_GL_GLUT_H" is defined. If the header "GLUT/glut.h" is found, HAVE_GLUT_GLUT_H is defined.
You should use something like this in your headers:
# if HAVE_WINDOWS_H && defined(_WIN32) # include <windows.h> # endif # if defined(HAVE_GL_GLUT_H) # include <GL/glut.h> # elif defined(HAVE_GLUT_GLUT_H) # include <GLUT/glut.h> # else # error no glut.h # endif
On the OSX platform, you can use the option –with-xquartz-gl to use X11/Xquartz GLUT implementation instead of the system built in GLUT framework.
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