glFinish function

The glFinish function blocks until all OpenGL execution is complete.

Syntax


void WINAPI glFinish(void);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return value

This function does not return a value.

Error codes

The following error code can be retrieved by the glGetError function.

NameMeaning
GL_INVALID_OPERATION

The function was called between a call to glBegin and the corresponding call to glEnd.

Error codes

The following error code can be retrieved by the glGetError function.

NameMeaning
GL_INVALID_OPERATION

The function was called between a call to glBegin and the corresponding call to glEnd.

Remarks

The glFinish function does not return until the effects of all previously called OpenGL functions are complete. Such effects include all changes to the OpenGL state, all changes to the connection state, and all changes to the framebuffer contents.

The glFinish function requires a round trip to the server.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Gl.h

Library

Opengl32.lib

DLL

Opengl32.dll

See also

glBegin
glEnd
glFlush

 

 

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