README
author Sam Lantinga <slouken@libsdl.org>
Tue, 25 Jan 2005 16:57:11 +0000
changeset 1032 c1c2efca4548
parent 702 61b7f5eed0e8
child 1276 ca3718c215af
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Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 21:37:56 +0800
From: Chris Taylor
Subject: Patch to put back dynamic OpenGL loading for MPW

I sent a patch a while ago that removes dynamic OpenGL loading for
Macintosh Programmer's Workshop. Dynamic loading DOES actually work
when an SDL program is built with MPW, it just has to be set up for it.
(Whoops!!) This is the ideal way to get OpenGL extensions to work,
which D2X uses quite a few of.

This patch puts dynamic loading back in SDL for Mac OS 9. It applies to
current CVS. I noticed that two members need to be set when
DrawSprocket is used.
     1 
     2                          Simple DirectMedia Layer
     3 
     4                                   (SDL)
     5 
     6                                 Version 1.2
     7 
     8 ---
     9 http://www.libsdl.org/
    10 
    11 This is the Simple DirectMedia Layer, a general API that provides low
    12 level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL,
    13 and 2D framebuffer across multiple platforms.
    14 
    15 SDL is written in C, but works with C++ natively, and has bindings to
    16 several other languages, including Ada, C#, Eiffel, Java, Lua, ML,
    17 Objective C, Perl, PHP, Pike, Python, and Ruby.
    18 
    19 The current version supports Linux, Windows, BeOS, MacOS, MacOS X,
    20 FreeBSD, OpenBSD, BSD/OS, Solaris, IRIX, and QNX.  The code contains
    21 support for Windows CE, AmigaOS, Dreamcast, Atari, NetBSD, AIX, OSF/Tru64,
    22 RISC OS, and SymbianOS, but these are not officially supported.
    23 
    24 This library is distributed under GNU LGPL version 2, which can be
    25 found in the file  "COPYING".  This license allows you to use SDL
    26 freely in commercial programs as long as you link with the dynamic
    27 library.
    28 
    29 The best way to learn how to use SDL is to check out the header files in
    30 the "include" subdirectory and the programs in the "test" subdirectory.
    31 The header files and test programs are well commented and always up to date.
    32 More documentation is available in HTML format in "./docs/index.html"
    33 
    34 The test programs in the "test" subdirectory are in the public domain.
    35 
    36 Frequently asked questions are answered online:
    37 	http://www.libsdl.org/faq.php
    38 
    39 If you need help with the library, or just want to discuss SDL related
    40 issues, you can join the developers mailing list:
    41 	http://www.libsdl.org/mailing-list.php
    42 
    43 Enjoy!
    44 	Sam Lantinga				(slouken@libsdl.org)
    45