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Re: SDL vs GGI

Pierre Phaneuf wrote:

> > Short answer: you don't need root rights to run your programs. That way
> > Quadra won't crash. :)
> Sorry, that's if you have "real GGI". Here, all I got to work was the
> Svgalib target. Crash crash.

Real GGI? I agree that GGI may use Svgalib to render it's display. But!
I was rather thinking of framebuffer or X or KGI.

> And if the "real GGI" does the same mistake (because it is only a
> package in the distribution and is not pampered at installation like the
> X server is) and thinks my Matrox G200 is a Tseng card or some other
> stuff like that, the same thing is probably going to happen. Crash
> crash.

No no. GGI first look for KGI and fbdev, then for svgalib. So if fbdev
is properly installed (I hope all distributions will consider fb soon),
no problem.