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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
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),