[fpc-pascal]Graphics cards, VGALIB

Florian Klaempfl F.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Fri Sep 3 11:16:07 CEST 2004

Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 1 sep 2004, at 00:13, Jeff Weeks wrote:
>> I tried the SDL4Freepascal headers and they seem to work.  Just can't 
>> see how to display text.  And they don't appear to work on Macintosh.  
>> JEDI-SDL supposedly works on a "modified" version of Freepascal on a Mac.
>> Any Mac people out there using JEDI-SDL?  Anyone have Freepascal 
>> examples?
> The main problem is currently that you have to change the Darwin system 
> unit, by renaming the "main" procedure in rtl/bsd/system.pp to "SDLMain" 
> and then recompile the system unit. Of course, afterwards that system 
> unit is only usable to create SDL programs.
> So we have to implement a way to specify the name of the routine when 
> compiling the program, but that means it must be moved to the main 
> program and "generated" inside the compiler. Because it receives 
> parameters, this is non trivial (unless I hardcode the parameter 
> locations, but that's dirty and non-portable).

Can't you add the SDLMain to the darwin sdl units and let this call 
main? Or is main defined twice then because the sdllib contains a main?

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