TODO
author Ryan C. Gordon
Thu, 18 Aug 2005 06:06:02 +0000
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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:23:40 -0400
From: Matt L <prometheus.uw@gmail.com>
To: "Ryan C. Gordon" <icculus@clutteredmind.org>
Subject: SDL Patch

Hio,

I saw your last call on the mailing list. Here's a patch which I
submitted about two weeks ago which hasn't made it in.

In the current sdl.m4, there's a bug where if your configure.ac, you
have AC_LANG(C++) specified, it won't properly compile and link the SDL
test program when you run the configure script. This is because only the
default CFLAGS is overriden in sdl.m4, and in the patch below, I've
fixed it so it overrides CXXFLAGS as well, allowing it to work with g++.
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Wish list for the 1.3 development branch:
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 * Use /etc/fb.modes, if available, like GGI does
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 * Add mousewheel events (new unified event architecture?)
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 * DirectInput joystick support needs to be implemented
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 * Be able to enumerate and select available audio and video drivers
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 * Fullscreen video mode support for MacOS X
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 * Explicit vertical retrace wait (maybe separate from SDL_Flip?)
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 * Shaped windows, windows without borders
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 * Multiple windows, multiple display support
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 * SDL_INIT_EVENTTHREAD on Windows and MacOS?
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 * Add a timestamp to events
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 * Use RDTSC for timer resolution on x86 hardware
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 * Add audio input API
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 * Add hardware accelerated scaled blit
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 * Add hardware accelerated alpha blits
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 * Redesign blitting architecture to allow blit plugins
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In the jump from 1.2 to 1.3, we should change the SDL_Rect members to
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int and evaluate all the rest of the datatypes.  This is the only place
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we should do it though, since the 1.2 series should not break binary
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compatibility in this way.
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Requests:
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 * PCM and CDROM volume control (deprecated, but possible)