OpenGL Driver Not Accelerated! [Resolved]

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Re: OpenGL Driver Not Accelerated! [Resolved]

Postby Graf Zahl » Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:57 pm

dpJudas wrote:I can see some sense in it for LZDoom. I was specifically talking about why I think it should never be used to GZDoom.


I firmly believe in letting deprecated hardware rest in peace. Even without the fallout from 2 years ago I am certain that I'd have dropped GL 2 for good by now. I seriously have to wonder how many users of LZDoom are actually using old hardware - there's probably a large group who just stick to it for the old look of the option menus - and for those altering the manifest may be a disservice.

Rachael wrote:Nevertheless, I don't think drfrag has any intention to put that commit in GZDoom - and there's no way it would be merged if he did. I think it DOES make sense to use it for LZDoom, though.


For GZDoom it'd be pointless. The hardware in question isn't even supported anymore because its OpenGL support is insufficient.
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Re: OpenGL Driver Not Accelerated! [Resolved]

Postby drfrag » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:39 pm

@dpJudas Thanks for the explanation.
That commit is only in my legacy and g3.3mgw branches. Of course i know it wouldn't make sense for modern versions.
I don't think it will be a problem but i could revert it, i prefer myself running the app in 8.1 compatibility mode with the right click properties tab if that works than using an external tool.
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Re: OpenGL Driver Not Accelerated! [Resolved]

Postby drfrag » Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:08 pm

Actually there's a dpiAware per monitor setting for win8.1, should we add a dpiAwareness per monitor v2 setting for win10 then?
I think i will revert that commit but Zandronum doesn't even declare compatibility with Vista and seems it works well. Precisely a common complaint from those users is "Zandronum works".
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