Request: Shared Libraries on Linux

epsilondelta wrote on Saturday, May 28, 2005:

I’m hoping that this will be included sometime soon. Marcus, do you think you can add support for this?

The DerelictGLFW project at (for the D programming language) needs a linux shared library version of GLFW to work on that platform. I’ve done a stop-gap solution for version 2.4.2 in the meantime that converts the source and makefile to create a shared library. My instructions are provided here:

It works fine with a simple modification to the source. But I was hoping there would be official support for this soon.

I have the makefile changes and source changes if your interested. These changes aren’t very significant.


John Reimer