Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Sep 24 16:34:28 CEST 2002

On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Martyn Ranyard wrote:

> At 10:40 AM 9/23/02 +1000, James Mills <prologic at useoz.com> wrote:
> >Concerning Svga, and the graph unit and anything really to do with
> >graphics...
> <snip>
> >PS: I know root access is probably needed as the svga library accesses
> >the memory that probably requires root access (I think this is correct),
> >but there has to be a better way...
> yes, svgalib requires root, and is no longer maintained, and quite often
> leaves machines in graphics mode if they crash.
> Am I hallucinating or did somebody mention that they had bindings for SDL
> translated?  SDL does not need root, and works well as far as I can tell
> and will work in a window for X.  AND it's cross-platform.

I think you can find them in the contributed units.


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