[fpc-pascal]Contributing to FPC.

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Tue Sep 10 10:54:51 CEST 2002

On dinsdag, september 10, 2002, at 10:57 , Aitor SantamarĂ­a wrote:

> Under Linux, how does GRAPH unit do? Does it open XFree or the like?

No, it uses (s)vgalib.

> If the answer is NO, what happens if I start with a FrameBuffer device 
> loaded, can I still draw things in such case?

Yes, but I'm not sure whether it works from within xfree, you may have 
to start it on another console. Also, for svgalib programs you need root 
access in most cases (the latest versions may have circumvented this in 
some way).


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