TODO
author Ryan C. Gordon <icculus@icculus.org>
Mon, 12 Dec 2005 09:22:36 +0000
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Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 20:37:04 +0100
From: Olivier Boudeville <olivier.boudeville@online.fr>
To: "A list for developers using the SDL library. \(includes SDL-announce\)" <sdl@libsdl.org>
Subject: [SDL] NetBSD build patch


Hi everybody,

apparently the SDL-1.2.9 source archive could not compile "as is" on
NetBSD 2.0_STABLE due to a pthread detection issue in the configure script.

I attached a small patch that can be applied to configure.in so that SDL
can be directly (i.e. without the NetBSD package manager) configured and
built successfully on NetBSD (at least on the one I tried !).

Hope this helps,

Olivier.
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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)