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OpenGL: Default input variable 'gl_VertexID' missing from vertex shader?
abp_dk last edited by abp_dk
I have a Qt 5.7 setup where I am using OpenGL 3.0 (no profile) and GLSL 1.3 on Ubuntu 16.04. I am using modern OpenGL in Qt and am using QQuickFramebufferObject as explained here.
My graphics pipeline is working nicely and I've written a few shaders which are running fine.
I am now in a situation where I need to write a vertex shader that uses the default vertex shader variable gl_VertexID. For some reason, this does not seems to be available in Qt and the shader fails at runtime?
The value of gl VertexID is de-fined if and only if:
• the vertex comes from a vertex array command that specifies a complete primitive (DrawArrays, MultiDrawArrays, DrawElements, MultiDrawElements, or DrawRangeElements)
• all enabled vertex arrays have non-zero buffer object bindings, and
• the vertex does not come from a display list, even if the display list was compiled using one of the vertex array commands described above with data sourced from buffer objects.
My program full-fill these requirements yet I am not allowed to use the variable.
Does anybody have any idea if I need some special setting to use this in Qt?
abp_dk last edited by
After bumping up to GL3.3 and GLSL3.3, I am able to use gl_VertexID without any problems. I cannot say for sure what was wrong when I initially wrote this post