README.SVN
author Sam Lantinga <slouken@libsdl.org>
Thu, 11 May 2006 03:45:55 +0000
changeset 1812 9c882e94b545
parent 1759 724cca1bda2d
child 2166 711bea885c1e
child 4041 1c291c47cf1e
permissions -rw-r--r--
Fixed bug #208

So, here's a patch with a reimplementation of QZ_SetIcon() that does what I
described above. I apologize for the delay, I've been quite busy in the last
few days.

It appears to work here on 10.4.5 PPC in the limited testing that I've done;
I'll try to test it on 10.3.9 and 10.2.8 as well, but that might take another
week or so. Please test on i386.

Regarding alpha channels, per-surface alpha, and color keys, the same semantics
as for regular blits to an RGB surface should apply (for the final icon
composited onto the dock), unless I made a mistake - except in one pathological
case: if the icon surface has an alpha channel, its SDL_SRCALPHA flag is not
set (i.e. it has been explicitly cleared, since it's on by default for RGBA
surfaces), and it has a color key, plus an explicit mask was specified (instead
of the one autogenerated from the colorkey), then the color-keyed areas appear
black instead of transparent. I found no elegant way of fixing this, was too
lazy to implement the inelegant one, and decided that it isn't worth the effort
(but if someone disagrees, I can do it).
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The latest development version of SDL is available via Subversion.
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Subversion allows you to get up-to-the-minute fixes and enhancements;
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as a developer works on a source tree, you can use svn to mirror that
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source tree instead of waiting for an official release. Please look
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at the Subversion website ( http://subversion.tigris.org/ ) for more
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information on using svn, where you can also download software for
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MacOS, Windows, and Unix systems.
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  svn checkout svn://libsdl.org/trunk/SDL
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If you are building SDL with an IDE, you will need to copy the file
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include/SDL_config.h.default to include/SDL_config.h before building.
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If you are building SDL via configure, you will need to run autogen.sh
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before running configure.
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There is a web interface to the subversion repository at:
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	http://www.libsdl.org/cgi/viewvc.cgi
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