[Mono-list] DirectX 9

Sijmen Mulder Sijmen Mulder <sjmulder@gmail.com>
Tue, 2 Nov 2004 23:11:52 +0100


> This does not change his point. Managed DirectX is just a thin wrapper
> around the native DirectX, which isn't available on Linux. So how are you
> thinking about using it on Linux?

Because there are some projects that are written for DirectX that
would be very nice on Linux. But the main point: just for the hack for

Anyways, for the wrapper part - it's 100% true. But, since Direct3D 8,
Direct3D is moving more and more towards an OpenGL-like interface. It
should not be a major hasstle to implement it - more a matter of time.
Much time. But what I'm thinking about is just a set of the most basic
classes, and a subset of their methods/properties - just enough to get
the first 2/3 tutorials of the D3D 9 SDK to run.


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