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Re: [ogl-sample] internalformat param inconsistency

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Subject: Re: [ogl-sample] internalformat param inconsistency
From: Brian Paul <brianp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 16:29:50 -0600
Organization: VA Linux Systems, Inc.
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There hasn't been a reply to this problem yet.  Can someone
at SGI fix this?



Brian Paul wrote:
> Michael Vance at Loki found this one:
> The GL_ARB_texture_compression spec says that the internalformat
> parameter to glCompressedTexImage[123]DARB() should be a GLint.
> However, the glext.h file (generated from gl.spec) has internalformat
> as a GLenum.
> I think the problem stems from the fact that gl.spec uses the
> PixelInternalFormat token for internalformat:
> CompressedTexImage2DARB(target, level, internalformat, width, height, border, 
> imageSize,
> data)
>         return          void
>         param           target          TextureTarget in value
>         param           level           CheckedInt32 in value
>         param           internalformat  PixelInternalFormat in value
>         ...
> PixelInternalFormat maps to GLenum for every other function that
> uses it in gl.spec.
> Right before the entries for glCompressedTexImage[123]DARB() is the
> comment:
> # Arguably TexelInternalFormat, not PixelInternalFormat
> So it appears that someone thought about this but it wasn't resolved.
> I suggest that TextureComponentCount be used instead of PixelInternalFormat.
> TextureComponentCount is used by glTexImage[123]D for internalformat and
> it maps to GLint.
> Can someone fix this, then generate a new glext.h file?
> Thanks.
> -Brian

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