INSTALL
author Sam Lantinga <slouken@libsdl.org>
Sat, 21 Aug 2004 11:34:24 +0000
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Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 14:17:47 -0500
From: Richard Smith
Subject: Re: [SDL] Disableing color depth and mode searching

> Also, I should add that a quick way to get the desired effect is to
> #define BROKEN_MODES on top of the SDL_fbvideo.c file.
>

Ah yes, I see that looks like that will do what I need. Curious as to
why this is a #define and not an enviroment variable like the other
settings.

I would think that finding cards (or chips) with broken modes would be
the norm rather than the execption.
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To compile and install SDL:
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    1.  Run './configure; make; make install'
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        If you are compiling for Windows using gcc, read the FAQ at:
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        http://www.libsdl.org/faq.php?action=listentries&category=4#42
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        If you are compiling using Visual C++ on Win32, you should read
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        the file VisualC.html
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    2.  Look at the example programs in ./test, and check out the HTML
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        documentation in ./docs to see how to use the SDL library.
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    3.  Join the SDL developer mailing list by sending E-mail to
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    	sdl-request@libsdl.org
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        and put "subscribe" in the subject of the message.
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        Or alternatively you can use the web interface:
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            http://www.libsdl.org/mailing-list.php
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That's it!
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Sam Lantinga <slouken@libsdl.org>