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author Ozkan Sezer <sezeroz@gmail.com>
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<HEAD><TITLE>SDL Stable Release</TITLE></HEAD>
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This source is stable, and is fully tested on all supported platforms.<br>
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Please send bug reports or questions to the SDL mailing list:<br>
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<a href="http://www.libsdl.org/mailing-list.php"
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        >http://www.libsdl.org/mailing-list.php</a><br>
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The latest stable release may be found on the
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	<a href="http://www.libsdl.org/">SDL website</A>.
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<H2> <A HREF="docs/index.html">API Documentation</A> </H2>
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<H2> SDL 1.2.16 Release Notes </H2>
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<P>
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SDL 1.2.16 is mostly multiple bug fixes since the previous version.
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Changes include:
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</P>
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<BLOCKQUOTE>
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<P>
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  Audio, wav loader: security fixes for ADPCM decoding (CVE-2019-7572,
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  CVE-2019-7573, CVE-2019-7574, CVE-2019-7575, CVE-2019-7576,
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  CVE-2019-7577, CVE-2019-7578 -- bugs <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4490">4490</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4491">4491</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4492">4492</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4493">4493</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4494">4494</a>,
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  <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4495">4495</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4496">4496</a>, and <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4522">4522</a>.)
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</P>
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  Video, bmp loader:  security fixes for CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636,
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  CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638, CVE-2019-13616 (bugs <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4498">4498</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4499">4499</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4500">4500</a>,
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  <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4517">4517</a>, and <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4538">4538</a>.)
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</P>
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<P>
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  Video, blit: fix handling of alpha channel in Altivec accelerated
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  blit functions (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1424">1424</a>.)
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</P>
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  Video, blit: use fast path for RGB 565 -> 32-bit XRGB 8888
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  Video, blit: fix RGBA<->RGBA blit broken with the optimization from
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  <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11">bug 11</a> (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2976">2976</a>.)
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  Mouse: fix SDL_ResetMouse() using a bogus mouse button causing a
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  negative shift (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3593">3593</a>.)
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<P>
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  Cdrom: fix SDL_CDResume() and SDL_CDStop() not returning failure
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  when they should (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4108">4108</a>.)
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  Unix, pthread: Fix SDL_SemWaitTimeout() returning -1 instead of
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  SDL_MUTEX_TIMEDOUT upon timeout (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1426">1426</a>.)
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  NetBSD: wscons support.
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  NetBSD, audio: use AUDIO_GETBUFINFO when available.
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  OpenBSD, audio: add sndio support.
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  Haiku/BeOS, audio: fix error in buffer size setting (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1679">1679</a>.)
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  OpenBSD: fix dynamic loading of X libs (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1434">1434</a>.)
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  X11video: fix missing symbol X11_KeyToUnicode in .so file (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390">1390</a>.
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  not being an official SDL function, the use of X11_KeyToUnicode() is
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  discouraged.)
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  X11video: fix compilation with libX11 >= 1.5.99.902 (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1769">1769</a>.)
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  X11video: fix for XChangeProperty() crash (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1427">1427</a>.)
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  X11video: fix SDL_EnableUNICODE sometimes dropping keyboard events
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  completely (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2325">2325</a>.)
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  X11video: fixed no SDL_VIDEORESIZE event being generated when the
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  window manager sets the window size (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1859">1859</a>.)
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  X11video: fix X11_SetGammaRamp not checking the return value of
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  XStoreColors (bugs <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1979">1979</a>, <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3770">3770</a>.)
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  X11video: fix SDL_VIDEORESIZE events not received when resizing
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  window from the corner (inverted logic in X11 ConfigureNotify, i.e.
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  resize handling - bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1430">1430</a>.)
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  X11video: unblock SDL_WM_GrabInput() GrabNotViewable case (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1155">1155</a>.)
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  Mac OS X: fixed crash on any input in Quartz code (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2560">2560</a>.)
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  Mac OS X: fixed crash in Quartz gamma ramp code.
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  Mac OS X: fixed build for 10.9 Mavericks or newer (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2085">2085</a>.)
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  Mac OS X, joystick: update to support Saitek p2500 gamepad (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2025">2025</a>)
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  Mac OS X, main: updates for -psn_XXX command line arg for Finder
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  launches in new macOS versions.
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  Mac OS X, main: replace deprecated CPS apis in new OSX versions
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  (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4114">4114</a>.)
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  Windows, video: fix other window positions/sizes when exiting
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  fullscreen (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3315">3315</a>.)
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  Windows, keyboard: reset deadkeys upon SDL_EnableUNICODE() or upon
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  quit (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3332">3332</a>.)
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  Windows: Visual Studio project file updates.
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  OS/2: Watcom makefile updates.
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  FreeBSD, joystick: compile fixes.
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  BSD, joystick: increase the number of uhid devices to scan (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1561">1561</a>)
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  Linux, evdev: ignore joystick axis events if they aren't in a sane
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  range.
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  Linux, joystick: fix Dualshock 3's motion sensors overwrite analog
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  stick: protect against any axis that isn't reported by EVIOCGBIT but
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  still sending EV_ABS events (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3193">3193</a>.)
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  FreeBSD, cdrom: fix CDROM detection misbehaviour for 7.x and newer
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  (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1529">1529</a>.)
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  Solaris, audio: fix pulseaudio dynamic linking.
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  Solaris, cpuinfo: fix asm syntax error causing build failures.
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  Atari: multiple platform code updates.
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  RiscOS: cleanups to platform code.
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  RiscOS: fix thread starvation in fullscreen mode.
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  RiscOS: fix returning from full-screen to 16M colour modes.
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  RiscOS: fix receiving PreQuit messages.
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  RiscOS: ensure the window size is consistent at different DPIs.
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  RiscOS, video: add support for more pixel formats.
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  RiscOS: mouse fixes. restore mouse palette when exiting while mouse
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  is in focus. don't reset mouse focus when recreating the window.
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  RiscOS: support Windows and Menu key input.
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  Configuration: fix library detection selecting wrong lib (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2795">2795</a>.)
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  Configuration: fix detecting dynamic library support on powerpc64le
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  (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3481">3481</a>.)
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  SDL error: string formatting fixes to deal with nasty corner cases
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  (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2049">2049</a>.)
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  SDL_error: handle %lu, %li and %ld in format string (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3739">3739</a>.)
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  stdlib: updated SDL_qsort() code.
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  stdlib: use _strtoi64() and _strtoui64() when available for windows.
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  headers, close_code.h: fix unbalanced #pragma pack(pop) for watcom
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  builds (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3781">3781</a>.)
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  headers, begin_code.h, close_code.h: updates to SDLCALL and DECLSPEC
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  macros for OS/2.
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  headers, endian: add Watcom inline asm for SDL_Swap16 and SDL_Swap32
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  headers, config: updates to default windows and os2 config files.
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  headers, SDL_syswm.h, SDL_stdinc.h: include system headers before
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  packing alignment changes (bug <a href="https://bugzilla.libsdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4149">4149</a>.)
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<H2> SDL 1.2.15 Release Notes </H2>
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SDL 1.2.15 is a minor bug fix release.
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<H3> General Notes </H3>
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	Fixed assembly register clobbering in CPU info routines
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	Fixed memory stomp when using stretch blit on large images
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	Fixed pixel corruption with overlapping blits
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	Disabled MMX blitters since they don't compile on modern compilers
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<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
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	Fixed crash in joystick code on newer Linux kernels
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	Fixed channel swizzling for ALSA target with 6-channel output
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	Use the OpenGL GLX_EXT_swap_control extension if available
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	XRandR support is disabled by default because it causes desktop reconfiguring.  It can be enabled with the SDL_VIDEO_X11_XRANDR=1 environment variable, or by applying this patch: <a href="http://hg.libsdl.org/SDL/raw-rev/8ec3036098df">http://hg.libsdl.org/SDL/raw-rev/8ec3036098df</a>
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<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
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	Fixed SDL_GL_ACCELERATED_VISUAL handling
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	Fixed application state handling with ALT-Tab
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	Fixed occasional crash handling WM_ACTIVATEAPP in Direct X code
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	Fixed UTF-8 decoding of Russian characters
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<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
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	Fixed building and running on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
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<H2> SDL 1.2.14 Release Notes </H2>
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SDL 1.2.14 is a significant bug fix release and a recommended update.
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<H3> General Notes </H3>
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slouken@4139
   310
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   311
<P>
slouken@4141
   312
	Fixed flicker when resizing the SDL window
slouken@4139
   313
</P>
slouken@4280
   314
<P>
slouken@4280
   315
	Fixed crash in SDL_SetGammaRamp()
slouken@4280
   316
</P>
slouken@4280
   317
<P>
slouken@4280
   318
	Fixed freeze in SDL_memset() with 0 length when assembly code is disabled.
slouken@4280
   319
</P>
slouken@4280
   320
<P>
slouken@4299
   321
	Added SDL_DISABLE_LOCK_KEYS environment variable to enable normal up/down events for Caps-Lock and Num-Lock keys.
slouken@4280
   322
</P>
slouken@4280
   323
<P>
slouken@4280
   324
	Fixed audio quality problem when converting between 22050 Hz and 44100 Hz.
slouken@4280
   325
</P>
slouken@4280
   326
<P>
slouken@4280
   327
	Fixed a threading crash when a few threads are rapidly created and complete.
slouken@4280
   328
</P>
slouken@4280
   329
<P>
slouken@4294
   330
	Increased accuracy of alpha blending routines.
slouken@4294
   331
</P>
slouken@4294
   332
<P>
slouken@4280
   333
	Fixed crash loading BMP files saved with the scanlines inverted.
slouken@4280
   334
</P>
slouken@4280
   335
<P>
slouken@4280
   336
	Fixed mouse coordinate clamping if SDL_SetVideoMode() isn't called in response to SDL_VIDEORESIZE event.
slouken@4280
   337
</P>
slouken@4280
   338
<P>
slouken@4280
   339
	Added doxygen documentation for the SDL API headers.
slouken@4280
   340
</P>
slouken@4139
   341
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   342
slouken@4139
   343
<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
slouken@4139
   344
slouken@4139
   345
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   346
<P>
slouken@4280
   347
	Fixed potential memory corruption due to assembly bug with SDL_revcpy()
slouken@4280
   348
</P>
slouken@4280
   349
<P>
slouken@4280
   350
	Fixed crashes trying to detect SSE features on x86_64 architecture.
slouken@4280
   351
</P>
slouken@4280
   352
<P>
slouken@4280
   353
	Fixed assembly for GCC optimized 50% alpha blending blits.
slouken@4280
   354
</P>
slouken@4280
   355
<P>
slouken@4139
   356
	Added configure option --enable-screensaver, to allow enabling the screensaver by default.
slouken@4139
   357
</P>
slouken@4139
   358
<P>
slouken@4139
   359
	Use XResetScreenSaver() instead of disabling screensaver entirely.
slouken@4139
   360
</P>
slouken@4280
   361
<P>
slouken@4280
   362
	Removed the maximum window size limitation on X11.
slouken@4280
   363
</P>
slouken@4280
   364
<P>
slouken@4294
   365
	Fixed SDL_GL_SWAP_CONTROL on X11.
slouken@4294
   366
</P>
slouken@4294
   367
<P>
slouken@4280
   368
	Fixed setting the X11 window input hint.
slouken@4280
   369
</P>
slouken@4280
   370
<P>
slouken@4280
   371
	Fixed distorted X11 window icon for some visuals.
slouken@4280
   372
</P>
slouken@4280
   373
<P>
slouken@4280
   374
	Fixed detecting X11 libraries for dynamic loading on 64-bit Linux.
slouken@4280
   375
</P>
slouken@4280
   376
<P>
slouken@4280
   377
	SDL_GL_GetAttribute(SDL_GL_SWAP_CONTROL) returns the correct value with GLX_SGI_swap_control.
slouken@4280
   378
</P>
slouken@4280
   379
<P>
slouken@4318
   380
	Added SDL_VIDEO_FULLSCREEN_DISPLAY as a preferred synonym for SDL_VIDEO_FULLSCREEN_HEAD on X11.
slouken@4318
   381
</P>
slouken@4318
   382
<P>
slouken@4318
   383
	The SDL_VIDEO_FULLSCREEN_DISPLAY environment variable can be set to 0 to place fullscreen SDL windows on the first Xinerama screen.
slouken@4280
   384
</P>
slouken@4280
   385
<P>
slouken@4280
   386
	Added the SDL_VIDEO_FBCON_ROTATION environment variable to control output orientation on the framebuffer console.
slouken@4280
   387
	<BR>
slouken@4280
   388
	Valid values are:
slouken@4280
   389
	<UL>
slouken@4280
   390
	<LI>not set   - Not rotating, no shadow.
slouken@4280
   391
	<LI>"NONE"    - Not rotating, but still using shadow.
slouken@4280
   392
	<LI>"CW"      - Rotating screen clockwise.
slouken@4280
   393
	<LI>"UD"      - Rotating screen upside down.
slouken@4280
   394
	<LI>"CCW"     - Rotating screen counter clockwise.
slouken@4280
   395
	</UL>
slouken@4280
   396
</P>
slouken@4280
   397
<P>
slouken@4280
   398
	Fixed DirectFB detection on some Linux distributions.
slouken@4280
   399
</P>
slouken@4280
   400
<P>
slouken@4280
   401
	Added code to use the PS3 SPE processors for YUV conversion on Linux.
slouken@4280
   402
</P>
slouken@4280
   403
<P>
slouken@4294
   404
	Updated ALSA support to the latest stable API
slouken@4294
   405
</P>
slouken@4294
   406
<P>
slouken@4302
   407
	ALSA is now preferred over OSS audio.  (SDL_AUDIODRIVER=dsp will restore the previous behavior.)
slouken@4302
   408
</P>
slouken@4302
   409
<P>
slouken@4280
   410
	Improved support for PulseAudio
slouken@4280
   411
</P>
slouken@4280
   412
<P>
slouken@4280
   413
	The Network Audio System support is now dynamically loaded at runtime.
slouken@4280
   414
</P>
slouken@4280
   415
<P>
slouken@4280
   416
	Fixed crash with the MP-8866 Dual USB Joypad on newer Linux kernels.
slouken@4280
   417
</P>
slouken@4280
   418
<P>
slouken@4280
   419
	Fixed crash in SDL_Quit() when a joystick has been unplugged.
slouken@4280
   420
</P>
slouken@4139
   421
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   422
slouken@4139
   423
<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
slouken@4139
   424
slouken@4139
   425
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   426
<P>
slouken@4280
   427
	Verified 100% compatibility with Windows 7.
slouken@4280
   428
</P>
slouken@4280
   429
<P>
slouken@4280
   430
	Prevent loss of OpenGL context when setting the video mode in response to a window resize event.
slouken@4280
   431
</P>
slouken@4280
   432
<P>
slouken@4294
   433
	Fixed video initialization with SDL_WINDOWID on Windows XP.
slouken@4294
   434
</P>
slouken@4294
   435
<P>
slouken@4280
   436
	Improved mouse input responsiveness for first-person-shooter games.
slouken@4280
   437
</P>
slouken@4280
   438
<P>
slouken@4294
   439
	IME messages are now generated for localized input.
slouken@4280
   440
</P>
slouken@4280
   441
<P>
slouken@4294
   442
	SDL_RWFromFile() takes a UTF-8 filename when opening a file.
slouken@4294
   443
</P>
slouken@4294
   444
<P>
slouken@4294
   445
	The SDL_STDIO_REDIRECT environment variable can be used to override whether SDL redirects stdio to stdout.txt and stderr.txt.
slouken@4280
   446
</P>
slouken@4280
   447
<P>
slouken@4280
   448
	Fixed dynamic object loading on Windows CE.
slouken@4139
   449
</P>
slouken@4139
   450
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   451
slouken@4139
   452
<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
slouken@4139
   453
slouken@4139
   454
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   455
<P>
slouken@4280
   456
	SDL now builds on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).
slouken@4280
   457
	<BR>
slouken@4280
   458
	Eric Wing posted a good rundown on the numerous changes here: <A HREF="http://playcontrol.net/ewing/jibberjabber/big_behind-the-scenes_chang.html">http://playcontrol.net/ewing/jibberjabber/big_behind-the-scenes_chang.html</A>
slouken@4280
   459
</P>
slouken@4280
   460
<P>
slouken@4280
   461
	The X11 video driver is built by default.
slouken@4280
   462
</P>
slouken@4280
   463
<P>
slouken@4280
   464
	Fixed SDL_VIDEO_WINDOW_POS environment variable for Quartz target.
slouken@4280
   465
</P>
slouken@4280
   466
<P>
slouken@4280
   467
	Fixed setting the starting working directory in release builds.
slouken@4139
   468
</P>
slouken@4139
   469
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4139
   470
slouken@4139
   471
<IMG SRC="docs/images/rainbow.gif" ALT="[separator]" WIDTH="100%">
slouken@4139
   472
slouken@4115
   473
<H2> SDL 1.2.13 Release Notes </H2>
slouken@4115
   474
<P>
slouken@4115
   475
SDL 1.2.13 is a minor bug fix release.
slouken@4115
   476
</P>
slouken@4115
   477
slouken@4115
   478
<H3> General Notes </H3>
slouken@4115
   479
slouken@4115
   480
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   481
<P>
slouken@4115
   482
	Fixed link error when building with Intel Compiler 10.
slouken@4115
   483
</P>
slouken@4115
   484
<P>
slouken@4115
   485
	Removed stray C++ comment from public headers.
slouken@4115
   486
</P>
slouken@4115
   487
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   488
slouken@4115
   489
<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
slouken@4115
   490
slouken@4115
   491
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   492
<P>
slouken@4115
   493
	Fixed crash in SDL_SoftStretch() on secure operating systems.
slouken@4115
   494
</P>
slouken@4115
   495
<P>
slouken@4119
   496
	Fixed undefined symbol on X11 implementations without UTF-8 support.
slouken@4119
   497
</P>
slouken@4119
   498
<P>
slouken@4115
   499
	Worked around BadAlloc error when using XVideo on the XFree86 Intel Integrated Graphics driver.
slouken@4115
   500
</P>
slouken@4115
   501
<P>
slouken@4115
   502
	Scan for all joysticks on Linux instead of stopping at one that was removed.
slouken@4115
   503
</P>
slouken@4121
   504
<P>
slouken@4121
   505
	Fixed use of sdl-config arguments in sdl.m4
slouken@4121
   506
</P>
slouken@4115
   507
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   508
slouken@4115
   509
<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
slouken@4115
   510
slouken@4115
   511
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   512
<P>
slouken@4115
   513
	Fixed crash when a video driver reports higher than 32 bpp video modes.
slouken@4115
   514
</P>
slouken@4115
   515
<P>
slouken@4115
   516
	Fixed restoring the desktop after setting a 24-bit OpenGL video mode.
slouken@4115
   517
</P>
slouken@4115
   518
<P>
slouken@4115
   519
	Fixed window titles on Windows 95/98/ME.
slouken@4115
   520
</P>
slouken@4115
   521
<P>
slouken@4115
   522
	Added SDL_BUTTON_X1 and SDL_BUTTON_X2 constants for extended mouse buttons.
slouken@4115
   523
</P>
slouken@4119
   524
<P>
slouken@4119
   525
	Added support for quoted command line arguments.
slouken@4119
   526
</P>
slouken@4115
   527
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   528
slouken@4115
   529
<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
slouken@4115
   530
slouken@4115
   531
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   532
<P>
slouken@4115
   533
	SDL now builds on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).
slouken@4115
   534
</P>
slouken@4115
   535
<P>
slouken@4115
   536
	Fixed high frequency crash involving text input.
slouken@4115
   537
</P>
slouken@4115
   538
<P>
slouken@4123
   539
	Fixed beeping when the escape key is pressed and UNICODE translation is enabled.
slouken@4123
   540
</P>
slouken@4123
   541
<P>
slouken@4115
   542
	Improved trackpad scrolling support.
slouken@4115
   543
</P>
slouken@4120
   544
<P>
slouken@4120
   545
	Fixed joystick hat reporting for certain joysticks.
slouken@4120
   546
</P>
slouken@4115
   547
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@4115
   548
slouken@4115
   549
<IMG SRC="docs/images/rainbow.gif" ALT="[separator]" WIDTH="100%">
slouken@4115
   550
slouken@3960
   551
<H2> SDL 1.2.12 Release Notes </H2>
slouken@3960
   552
<P>
slouken@3960
   553
SDL 1.2.12 is a minor bug fix release.
slouken@3960
   554
</P>
slouken@3960
   555
slouken@3960
   556
<H3> General Notes </H3>
slouken@3960
   557
slouken@3960
   558
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   559
<P>
slouken@3960
   560
	Added support for the PulseAudio sound server: http://www.pulseaudio.org/
slouken@3960
   561
</P>
slouken@3960
   562
<P>
icculus@3982
   563
	Added SDL_VIDEO_ALLOW_SCREENSAVER to override SDL's disabling of the screensaver on Mac OS X, Windows, and X11.
slouken@3960
   564
</P>
slouken@3960
   565
<P>
slouken@3960
   566
	Fixed buffer overrun crash when resampling audio rates.
slouken@3960
   567
</P>
slouken@3960
   568
<P>
slouken@3960
   569
	Fixed audio bug where converting to mono was doubling the volume.
slouken@3960
   570
</P>
slouken@3960
   571
<P>
slouken@3960
   572
	Fixed off-by-one error in the C implementation of SDL_revcpy()
slouken@3960
   573
</P>
slouken@3960
   574
<P>
slouken@3966
   575
	Fixed compiling with Sun Studio.
slouken@3966
   576
</P>
slouken@3966
   577
<P>
slouken@3960
   578
	Support for AmigaOS has been removed from the main SDL code.
slouken@3960
   579
</P>
icculus@3968
   580
<P>
icculus@3968
   581
	Support for Nokia 9210 "EPOC" driver has been removed from the main SDL code.
icculus@3968
   582
</P>
icculus@3975
   583
<P>
icculus@3975
   584
	Unofficial support for the S60/SymbianOS platform has been added.
icculus@3975
   585
</P>
slouken@3976
   586
<P>
slouken@3976
   587
	Unofficial support for the Nintendo DS platform has been added.
slouken@3976
   588
</P>
icculus@4048
   589
<P>
icculus@4048
   590
	Reenabled MMX assembly for YUV overlay processing (GNU C Compiler only).
icculus@4048
   591
</P>
slouken@3960
   592
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   593
slouken@3960
   594
<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
slouken@3960
   595
slouken@3960
   596
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   597
<P>
slouken@4021
   598
	Fixed detection of X11 DGA mouse support.
slouken@4021
   599
</P>
slouken@4021
   600
<P>
slouken@3994
   601
	Improved XIM support for asian character sets.
slouken@3994
   602
</P>
slouken@3994
   603
<P>
slouken@3960
   604
	The GFX_Display has been added to the X11 window information in SDL_syswm.h.
slouken@3960
   605
</P>
slouken@3960
   606
<P>
slouken@3960
   607
	Fixed PAGE_SIZE compile error in the fbcon video driver on newer Linux kernels.
slouken@3960
   608
</P>
slouken@3960
   609
<P>
slouken@3960
   610
	Fixed hang or crash at startup if aRts can't access the hardware.
slouken@3960
   611
</P>
slouken@3960
   612
<P>
slouken@3960
   613
	Fixed relative mouse mode when the cursor starts outside the X11 window.
slouken@3960
   614
</P>
slouken@3960
   615
<P>
slouken@3960
   616
	Fixed accidental free of stack memory in X11 mouse acceleration code.
slouken@3960
   617
</P>
slouken@3960
   618
<P>
slouken@3960
   619
	Closed minor memory leak in XME code.
slouken@3960
   620
</P>
icculus@4048
   621
<P>
icculus@4048
   622
	Fixed TEXTRELs in the library to resolve some PIC issues.
icculus@4048
   623
</P>
slouken@3960
   624
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   625
slouken@3960
   626
<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
slouken@3960
   627
slouken@3960
   628
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   629
<P>
slouken@3993
   630
	The GDI video driver makes better use of the palette in 8-bit modes.
slouken@3993
   631
</P>
slouken@3993
   632
<P>
icculus@3970
   633
	The windib driver now supports more mouse buttons with WM_XBUTTON events.
icculus@3970
   634
</P>
icculus@3970
   635
<P>
slouken@4083
   636
	On Windows, SDL_SetVideoMode() will re-create the window instead of failing if the multisample settings are changed.
slouken@4083
   637
</P>
slouken@4083
   638
<P>
slouken@3960
   639
	Added support for UTF-8 window titles on Windows.
slouken@3960
   640
</P>
slouken@3960
   641
<P>
slouken@3960
   642
	Fixed joystick detection on Windows.
slouken@3960
   643
</P>
slouken@3960
   644
<P>
slouken@4032
   645
	Improved performance with Win32 file I/O.
slouken@4032
   646
</P>
slouken@4032
   647
<P>
slouken@3960
   648
	Fixed HBITMAP leak in GAPI driver.
slouken@3960
   649
</P>
slouken@3960
   650
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   651
slouken@3960
   652
<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
slouken@3960
   653
slouken@3960
   654
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   655
<P>
slouken@3960
   656
	Added support for multi-axis controllers like 3Dconnxion's SpaceNavigator on Mac OS X.
slouken@3960
   657
</P>
slouken@3960
   658
<P>
slouken@3960
   659
	Fixed YUV overlay crash inside Quicktime on Intel Mac OS X.
slouken@3960
   660
</P>
slouken@3960
   661
<P>
slouken@3960
   662
	Fixed blitting alignment in Altivec alpha blit functions.
slouken@3960
   663
</P>
slouken@3960
   664
<P>
slouken@3960
   665
	Keys F13, F14, and F15 are now usable on Apple keyboards under Mac OS X.
slouken@3960
   666
</P>
slouken@3960
   667
<P>
slouken@3960
   668
	Fixed joystick calibration code on Mac OS X.
slouken@3960
   669
</P>
slouken@3960
   670
<P>
slouken@3960
   671
	Fixed mouse jitter when multiple motion events are queued up in Mac OS X.
slouken@3960
   672
</P>
slouken@4074
   673
<P>
slouken@4074
   674
	Fixed changing the cursor in fullscreen mode on Mac OS X.
slouken@4074
   675
</P>
slouken@3960
   676
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   677
slouken@3963
   678
<H3> Mac OS Classic Notes </H3>
slouken@3963
   679
slouken@3963
   680
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3963
   681
<P>
slouken@3963
   682
	Added support for gamma ramps to both toolbox and DrawSprocket video drivers.
slouken@3963
   683
</P>
slouken@3963
   684
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3963
   685
slouken@3960
   686
<H3> BeOS Notes </H3>
slouken@3960
   687
slouken@3960
   688
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   689
<P>
slouken@3960
   690
	Implemented mouse grabbing and mouse relative mode on BeOS.
slouken@3960
   691
</P>
slouken@3960
   692
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@3960
   693
slouken@3960
   694
<IMG SRC="docs/images/rainbow.gif" ALT="[separator]" WIDTH="100%">
slouken@3960
   695
slouken@1892
   696
<H2> SDL 1.2.11 Release Notes </H2>
slouken@1892
   697
<P>
slouken@1892
   698
SDL 1.2.11 is a minor bug fix release.
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   699
</P>
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   700
slouken@1892
   701
<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
slouken@1892
   702
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   703
<BLOCKQUOTE>
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   704
<P>
slouken@1892
   705
	Dynamic X11 loading is only enabled with gcc 4 supporting -fvisibility=hidden.  This fixes crashes related to symbol collisions, and allows building on Solaris and IRIX.
slouken@1892
   706
</P>
slouken@1892
   707
<P>
slouken@1892
   708
	Fixed building SDL with Xinerama disabled.
slouken@1892
   709
</P>
slouken@1892
   710
<P>
slouken@1892
   711
	Fixed DRI OpenGL library loading, using RTLD_GLOBAL in dlopen().
slouken@1892
   712
</P>
slouken@1892
   713
<P>
slouken@1892
   714
	Added pkgconfig configuration support.
slouken@1892
   715
</P>
slouken@1892
   716
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1892
   717
slouken@1892
   718
<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
slouken@1892
   719
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   720
<BLOCKQUOTE>
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   721
<P>
slouken@1892
   722
	Setting SDL_GL_SWAP_CONTROL now works with Windows OpenGL.
slouken@1892
   723
</P>
slouken@1892
   724
<P>
slouken@1892
   725
	The Win32 window positioning code works properly for windows with menus.
slouken@1892
   726
</P>
slouken@1892
   727
<P>
slouken@1892
   728
	DirectSound audio quality has been improved on certain sound cards.
slouken@1892
   729
</P>
slouken@1892
   730
<P>
slouken@1892
   731
	Fixed 5.1 audio channel ordering on Windows and Mac OS X.
slouken@1892
   732
</P>
slouken@1892
   733
<P>
slouken@1892
   734
	Plugged a couple of minor memory leaks in the windib video driver.
slouken@1892
   735
</P>
slouken@1892
   736
<P>
slouken@1892
   737
	Fixed type collision with stdint.h when building with gcc on Win32.
slouken@1892
   738
</P>
slouken@1892
   739
<P>
slouken@1892
   740
	Fixed building with the Digital Mars Compiler on Win32.
slouken@1892
   741
</P>
slouken@1892
   742
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1892
   743
slouken@1892
   744
<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
slouken@1892
   745
slouken@1892
   746
<BLOCKQUOTE>
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   747
<P>
slouken@1892
   748
	The Quartz video driver supports 32x32 cursors on Mac OS X 10.3 and above.
slouken@1892
   749
</P>
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   750
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1892
   751
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   752
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   753
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   754
<H2> SDL 1.2.10 Release Notes </H2>
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   755
<P>
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   756
SDL 1.2.10 is a major release, featuring a revamp of the build system and many API improvements and bug fixes.
slouken@1840
   757
</P>
slouken@1840
   758
<H3> API enhancements </H3>
slouken@0
   759
<UL>
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   760
<LI>
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   761
	If SDL_OpenAudio() is passed zero for the desired format
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   762
	fields, the following environment variables will be used
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   763
	to fill them in:
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   764
<pre><code>
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   765
		SDL_AUDIO_FREQUENCY
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   766
		SDL_AUDIO_FORMAT
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   767
		SDL_AUDIO_CHANNELS
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   768
		SDL_AUDIO_SAMPLES
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   769
</code></pre>
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   770
	If an environment variable is not specified, it will be set
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   771
	to a reasonable default value.
slouken@1840
   772
<LI>
slouken@1840
   773
	SDL_SetVideoMode() now accepts 0 for width or height and will use
slouken@1840
   774
	the current video mode (or the desktop mode if no mode has been set.)
slouken@1840
   775
<LI>
slouken@1840
   776
	Added current_w and current_h to the SDL_VideoInfo structure,
slouken@1840
   777
	which is set to the desktop resolution during video intialization,
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   778
	and then set to the current resolution when a video mode is set.
slouken@1840
   779
<LI>
slouken@1840
   780
	SDL_GL_LoadLibrary() will load the system default OpenGL library
slouken@1840
   781
	if it is passed NULL as a parameter.
slouken@1840
   782
<LI>
slouken@1840
   783
	Added SDL_GL_SWAP_CONTROL to wait for vsync in OpenGL applications.
slouken@1840
   784
<LI>
slouken@1840
   785
	Added SDL_GL_ACCELERATED_VISUAL to guarantee hardware acceleration.
slouken@1840
   786
<LI>
slouken@1840
   787
	SDL_WM_SetCaption() now officially takes UTF-8 title and icon strings, and displays international characters on supported platforms.
slouken@1840
   788
<LI>
slouken@1840
   789
	Added SDL_GetKeyRepeat() to query the key repeat settings.
slouken@1840
   790
<LI>
slouken@1840
   791
	Added the "dummy" audio driver, which can be used to emulate audio
slouken@1840
   792
	output without a sound card.
slouken@1840
   793
<LI>
slouken@1840
   794
	Added SDL_config.h, with defaults for various build environments.
slouken@0
   795
</UL>
slouken@0
   796
slouken@1840
   797
<H3> General Notes </H3>
slouken@0
   798
slouken@1840
   799
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   800
<P>
slouken@1840
   801
	The SDL website now has an <A HREF="http://www.libsdl.org/rss/rss.xml">RSS feed</A>!
slouken@1840
   802
<P>
slouken@1840
   803
	The SDL development source code is now managed with <A HREF="http://www.libsdl.org/svn.php">Subversion</A>.
slouken@1840
   804
<P>
slouken@1840
   805
	SDL now uses the Bugzilla <A HREF="http://bugzilla.libsdl.org/">bug tracking system</A>, hosted by icculus.org.
slouken@1840
   806
<P>
slouken@1840
   807
	SDL is licensed under version 2.1 of the GNU Lesser General Public License.
slouken@1840
   808
<P>
slouken@1840
   809
	The entire build system has been revamped to make it much more portable, including versions of C library functions to make it possible to run SDL on a minimal embedded environment.  See README.Porting in the SDL source distribution for information on how to port SDL to a new platform.
slouken@1840
   810
<P>
slouken@1840
   811
	SDL_opengl.h has been updated with the latest glext.h from <A HREF="http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ogl-sample/registry/">http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ogl-sample/registry/</A>
slouken@1840
   812
<P>
slouken@1840
   813
	Alex Volkov contributed highly optimized RGB <-> RGBA blitters.
slouken@1840
   814
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@0
   815
slouken@1840
   816
<H3> Unix Notes </H3>
slouken@0
   817
slouken@1840
   818
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   819
<P>
slouken@1840
   820
	The X11 libraries are dynamically loaded at runtime by default.  This allows the distributed version of SDL to run on systems without X11 libraries installed.
slouken@1840
   821
<P>
slouken@1840
   822
	The XiG XME extension code is now included in the X11 video driver by default.
slouken@1840
   823
<P>
slouken@1840
   824
	XRandR support for video mode switching has been added to the X11 driver, but is disabled because of undesired interactions with window managers.  You can enable this by setting the environment variable SDL_VIDEO_X11_XRANDR to 1.
slouken@1840
   825
<P>
slouken@1840
   826
	Xinerama multi-head displays are properly handled now, and the SDL_VIDEO_FULLSCREEN_HEAD environment variable can be used to select the screen used for fullscreen video modes.  Note that changing the video modes only works on screen 0.
slouken@1840
   827
<P>
slouken@1840
   828
	XVidMode video modes are now sorted so they maintain the refresh rates specified in the X11 configuration file.
slouken@1840
   829
<P>
slouken@1840
   830
	SDL windows are no longer transparent in X11 compositing systems like XGL.
slouken@1840
   831
<P>
slouken@1840
   832
	The mouse is properly released by the X11 video driver if the fullscreen window loses focus.
slouken@1840
   833
<P>
slouken@1840
   834
	The X11 input driver now uses XIM to handle international input.
slouken@1840
   835
<P>
slouken@1840
   836
	The screensaver and DPMS monitor blanking are disabled while SDL games are running under the X11 and DGA video drivers.  This behavior will be formalized and selectable in SDL 1.3.
slouken@1840
   837
<P>
slouken@1840
   838
	Fixed a bug preventing stereo OpenGL contexts from being selected on the X11 driver.
slouken@1840
   839
<P>
slouken@1840
   840
	The DGA video driver now waits for pending blits involving surfaces before they are freed.  This prevents display oddities when using SDL_DisplayFormat() to convert many images.
slouken@1840
   841
<P>
slouken@1840
   842
	The framebuffer console video driver now has a parser for /etc/fb.modes for improved video mode handling.
slouken@1840
   843
<P>
slouken@1840
   844
	The framebuffer console video driver now allows asynchronous VT switching, and restores the full contents of the screen when switched back.
slouken@1840
   845
<P>
slouken@1840
   846
	The framebuffer console now uses CTRL-ALT-FN to switch virtual terminals, to avoid collisions with application key bindings.
slouken@1840
   847
<P>
slouken@1840
   848
	The framebuffer console input driver correctly sets IMPS/2 mode for wheel mice.  It also properly detects when gpm is in IMPS/2 protocol mode, or passing raw protocol from an IMPS/2 mouse.
slouken@1840
   849
<P>
slouken@1840
   850
	The SVGAlib video driver now has support for banked (non-linear) video modes.
slouken@1840
   851
<P>
slouken@1840
   852
	A video driver for OpenBSD on the Sharp Zaurus has been contributed by Staffan Ulfberg.  See the file README.wscons in the SDL source distribution for details.
slouken@1840
   853
<P>
slouken@1840
   854
	Many patches have been incorporated from *BSD ports.
slouken@1840
   855
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@0
   856
slouken@1840
   857
<H3> Windows Notes </H3>
slouken@0
   858
slouken@1840
   859
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   860
<P>
slouken@1840
   861
	The "windib" video driver is the default now, to prevent problems with certain laptops, 64-bit Windows, and Windows Vista.  The DirectX driver is still available, and can be selected by setting the environment variable SDL_VIDEODRIVER to "directx".
slouken@1840
   862
<P>
slouken@1840
   863
	SDL has been ported to 64-bit Windows.
slouken@1840
   864
<P>
slouken@1840
   865
	Dmitry Yakimov contributed a GAPI video driver for Windows CE.
slouken@1840
   866
<P>
slouken@1840
   867
	The default fullscreen refresh rate has been increased to match the desktop refresh rate, when using equivalent resolutions.  A full API for querying and selecting refresh rates is planned for SDL 1.3.
slouken@1840
   868
<P>
slouken@1840
   869
	Dialog boxes are now shown when SDL is in windowed OpenGL mode.
slouken@1840
   870
<P>
slouken@1840
   871
	The SDL window is recreated when necessary to maintain OpenGL context attributes, when switching between windowed and fullscreen modes.
slouken@1840
   872
<P>
slouken@1840
   873
	An SDL_VIDEORESIZE event is properly sent when the SDL window is maximized and restored.
slouken@1840
   874
<P>
slouken@1840
   875
	Window positions are retained when switching between fullscreen and windowed modes.
slouken@1840
   876
<P>
slouken@1840
   877
	ToUnicode() is used, when available, for improved handling of international keyboard input.
slouken@1840
   878
<P>
slouken@1840
   879
	The PrtScrn is now treated normally with both key down and key up events.
slouken@1840
   880
<P>
slouken@1840
   881
	Pressing ALT-F4 now delivers an SDL_QUIT event to SDL applications.
slouken@1840
   882
<P>
slouken@1840
   883
	Joystick names are now correct for joysticks which have been unplugged and then plugged back in since booting.
slouken@1840
   884
<P>
slouken@1840
   885
	An MCI error when playing the last track on a CD-ROM has been fixed.
slouken@1840
   886
<P>
slouken@1840
   887
	OpenWatcom projects for building SDL have been provided by Marc Peter.
slouken@1840
   888
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@0
   889
slouken@1840
   890
<H3> Mac OS X Notes </H3>
slouken@1840
   891
slouken@1840
   892
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@0
   893
<P>
slouken@1840
   894
	SDL now supports building Universal binaries, both through Xcode projects and when using configure/make.  See README.MacOSX in the SDL source archive for details.
slouken@1840
   895
<P>
slouken@1840
   896
	The X11 video driver with GLX support can be built on Mac OS X, if the X11 development SDK is installed.
slouken@1840
   897
<P>
slouken@1840
   898
	Transitions between fullscreen resolutions and windowed mode now use a much faster asynchronous fade to hide desktop flicker.
slouken@1840
   899
<P>
slouken@1840
   900
	Icons set with SDL_WM_SetIcon() now have the proper colors on Intel Macs.
slouken@1840
   901
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   902
slouken@1840
   903
<H3> OS/2 Notes </H3>
slouken@1840
   904
slouken@1840
   905
<BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   906
<P>
slouken@1840
   907
	Projects for building SDL on OS/2 with OpenWatcom have been contributed by Doodle.  See the file README.OS2 in the SDL source distribution for details.
slouken@1840
   908
</BLOCKQUOTE>
slouken@1840
   909
slouken@0
   910
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slouken@0
   911
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   912
</BODY>
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   913
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