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Re: double buffering ?

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, Johnny Taporg wrote:
>Ken Dunn <luser@xtra.co.nz> wrote:
>> > Since noone actually answered your question, but started to
>advertice about
>> > GGI, here's the solution:
>> I've looked at it, but can't see myself using at the moment.
>> Didn't look at easier to use than svgalib.
>I don't think it's supposed to be, since (unlike X),
>svgalib is plenty easy to use already.  However,
>from the point of view of a user, I have a personal
>vendetta against svgalib, and I know I'm not alone!
>Running non-essential apps (read: games) suid root
>is unappealing.  Plus, I've had more than one 
>svgalib program lock the console on me.

You can still do svgalib if compiled using the ggi svgalib-wrapper no
longer requires root, and can then be run in X.

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