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     8 fully tested on all supported platforms.  The current stable release may
       
     9 be found at the <A HREF="http://www.libsdl.org/"> main SDL page</A>.
       
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    12 <H2> <A HREF="docs/index.html">API Documentation</A> </H2>
       
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    16 Major changes since SDL 1.0.0:
       
    17 </H2>
       
    18 <UL>
       
    19 	<LI> 1.2.0: Added initial support for HP-UX (thanks Stephanie)
       
    20 	<LI> 1.2.0: Added initial support for BSDI (thanks Kurt)
       
    21 	<LI> 1.2.0: Fixed blitting 32-bit ARGB images to SDL_OPENGLBLIT screens
       
    22 	<LI> 1.2.0: Fixed automake build dependencies (thanks Markus!)
       
    23 	<LI> 1.2.0: Added 24 bpp support to software YUV display functions
       
    24 	<LI> 1.2.0: Don't bomb trying to get DGA mouse on XFree86 4.0
       
    25 	<LI> 1.2.0: Added initial support for OSF/Tru64 (thanks Anders)
       
    26 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed joystick hat motion on MacOS
       
    27 	<LI> 1.1.8: Don't detect mouse and keyboard as joystick on MacOS
       
    28 	<LI> 1.1.8: Check for OpenGL 1.2 before using 16-bit SDL_OPENGLBLIT
       
    29 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added support for /dev/sound/* in Linux 2.4
       
    30 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed crash when blitting to RLE encoded surfaces
       
    31 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed 8-bit audio on MacOS X
       
    32 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed keyboard handling on MacOS X and MacOS classic
       
    33 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed mouse cursor visibility when switching apps on MacOS
       
    34 	<LI> 1.1.8: Implemented semaphore support on MacOS X
       
    35 	<LI> 1.1.8: Worked around broken sem_getvalue() on MacOS X
       
    36 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed 16-bit big-endian audio on MacOS X and MacOS classic
       
    37 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed mutex locking on Linux glibc 2.0
       
    38 	<LI> 1.1.8: SDL_Quit() removes the parachute signal handlers
       
    39 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added NAS audio server support (thanks Erik!)
       
    40 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added SDL_NOFRAME for frameless windows (thanks Andreas)
       
    41 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added support for resizable windows on MacOS
       
    42 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added a function to query the surface clip rectangle
       
    43 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added a function to query the current event filter
       
    44 	<LI> 1.1.8: The X11 XVideo adapter is now locked (thanks Jeffrey)
       
    45 	<LI> 1.1.8: Improved the speed of fullscreen OpenGL on Windows
       
    46 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added ELO touchscreen support for fbcon (thanks Alex)
       
    47 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added accelerated MacOS X OpenGL support
       
    48 	<LI> 1.1.8: Surface lock and unlock operations can now be nested
       
    49 	<LI> 1.1.8: Optimized fillrect for PPC video memory (thanks Mattias)
       
    50 	<LI> 1.1.8: Work around "blackout" problem with XVideo acceleration
       
    51 	<LI> 1.1.8: Obtain correct key state on X11 focus (thanks Mattias)
       
    52 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed keyboard handling on the framebuffer console
       
    53 	<LI> 1.1.8: Added basic support for VGA16 framebuffer console
       
    54 	<LI> 1.1.8: Open a new virtual terminal if possible on fbcon
       
    55 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed default audio driver on FreeBSD (thanks Maxim)
       
    56 	<LI> 1.1.8: Fixed joystick crash on Windows (thanks Pete)
       
    57 	<LI> 1.1.7: Expanded documentation from the SDL Documentation Project
       
    58 	<LI> 1.1.7: Report X11 client message events if SYSWMEVENTS enabled
       
    59 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added support for a single hat on Windows joysticks
       
    60 	<LI> 1.1.7: The gamma ramp routines now take arrays of Uint16 values
       
    61 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added initial support for QNX RTP (thanks Patrick)
       
    62 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added ALSA sound driver (thanks Patrick Trainor)
       
    63 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added aRts UNIX sound driver (thanks Neil Stevens)
       
    64 	<LI> 1.1.7: Get keyboard modifier state on input focus on Win32
       
    65 	<LI> 1.1.7: SDL_ConvertSurface() now accepts SDL_RLEACCEL as a flag
       
    66 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added initial UnixWare 7 support (thanks rr)
       
    67 	<LI> 1.1.7: Added working YUY -> RGB conversion code (thanks Eugene)
       
    68 	<LI> 1.1.7: Fixed video initialization crash on IRIX
       
    69 	<LI> 1.1.7: Fixed MacOS fullscreen palette code (thanks Darrell)
       
    70 	<LI> 1.1.7: Fixed background brush flicker on Win32 (thanks Gautier)
       
    71 	<LI> 1.1.7: Fixed incorrect pitch when switching to window on Win32
       
    72 	<LI> 1.1.7: Fixed memory leak when switching video modes on Win32
       
    73 	<LI> 1.1.7: Init of fbcon shouldn't automatically set graphics mode
       
    74 	<LI> 1.1.6: Allow SDL_VIDEO_INIT when built without thread support
       
    75 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed palette problems with non-X11 fullscreen displays
       
    76 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed Win32 crash with SDL_OPENGLBLIT and GL functions
       
    77 	<LI> 1.1.6: Improved default MacOS millisecond time resolution
       
    78 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed X11 overlapping endian blit bug (thanks Mattias)
       
    79 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed starting directory on BeOS (thanks Samuel)
       
    80 	<LI> 1.1.6: Integrated FreeBSD SVGAlib support (thanks folks)
       
    81 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed middle-button handling on DirectInput
       
    82 	<LI> 1.1.6: Added SDL_GetThreadID() to get a specific thread's ID
       
    83 	<LI> 1.1.6: Worked around a crash in pthreads on RedHat 7
       
    84 	<LI> 1.1.6: Fixed a brown-bag crash in clipping code
       
    85 	<LI> 1.1.5: Convert from '/' to ':' opening files on MacOS
       
    86 	<LI> 1.1.5: Clean up empty output files on Win32 and MacOS 
       
    87 	<LI> 1.1.5: Run command dialog if command key on startup on MacOS
       
    88 	<LI> 1.1.5: Initial NetBSD support (thanks Krister Walfridsson)
       
    89 	<LI> 1.1.5: Expanded the YUV overlay to handle odd (ATI) hardware
       
    90 	<LI> 1.1.5: Fixed MacOS GL attribute selection (thanks Darrell)
       
    91 	<LI> 1.1.5: Implemented gamma correction on 8-bit hardware displays
       
    92 	<LI> 1.1.5: Performed logical/physical palette split (thanks Mattias)
       
    93 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added initial MacOS X support (thanks Stan)
       
    94 	<LI> 1.1.5: SDL_WarpMouse() now works on BeOS (thanks Christian)
       
    95 	<LI> 1.1.5: Windows GDI driver now supports 565 modes (thanks Ben)
       
    96 	<LI> 1.1.5: Correctly load OpenGL extensions on Win32 (thanks Beosil)
       
    97 	<LI> 1.1.5: Fixed crash with some threaded audio drivers
       
    98 	<LI> 1.1.5: Audio is now closed in SDL_Quit(), if necessary
       
    99 	<LI> 1.1.5: Win32 version now uses MSVC multi-threaded DLL runtime
       
   100 	<LI> 1.1.5: Replaced useless SDL_SetClipping() with SDL_SetClipRect()
       
   101 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added a flag to YUV overlays to show hardware support
       
   102 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added SDL_WasInit() to see what is currently initialized
       
   103 	<LI> 1.1.5: YUV overlays can now be accelerated with DirectX
       
   104 	<LI> 1.1.5: YUV overlays now have working pitch (thanks Vivien)
       
   105 	<LI> 1.1.5: Prompt the user if MacOS mode change may damage hardware
       
   106 	<LI> 1.1.5: Fixed DrawSprocket video mode lists and mode changes
       
   107 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added DrawSprocket acceleration of colorkey blits
       
   108 	<LI> 1.1.5: MacOS event handling is much more responsive by default
       
   109 	<LI> 1.1.5: MacOS modifier keys now generate key events
       
   110 	<LI> 1.1.5: Mattias Engdegård did the "Great Alpha Flip"
       
   111 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added SDL_DisplayFormatAlpha() for fast alpha blits
       
   112 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added SDL_MapRGBA() and SDL_GetRGBA() to handle alpha
       
   113 	<LI> 1.1.5: SDL_SetAlpha() now accepts the SDL_RLEACCEL flag
       
   114 	<LI> 1.1.5: Blit semantics involving alpha are now well defined
       
   115 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added support for X11 DirectColor visuals for gamma API
       
   116 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added initial AmigaOS support (thanks Gabriele Greco)
       
   117 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added an initial gamma correction API (thanks Daniel)
       
   118 	<LI> 1.1.5: Disable DGA mouse while X11 application is iconified
       
   119 	<LI> 1.1.5: Allow 16-bit audio on Solaris (thanks Mattias)
       
   120 	<LI> 1.1.5: Added RLE acceleration of alpha blits (thanks Mattias)
       
   121 	<LI> 1.1.5: New documentation from the SDL Documentation Project
       
   122 	<LI> 1.1.4: Work around window resize bug in KDE 1.2
       
   123 	<LI> 1.1.4: Command-click is interpreted as right click on MacOS
       
   124 	<LI> 1.1.4: Removed ESounD detection on Solaris
       
   125 	<LI> 1.1.4: Updated to libtool 1.3.5 and latest config.guess
       
   126 	<LI> 1.1.4: testgl now works on 8-bit displays under X11
       
   127 	<LI> 1.1.4: SDL_WINDOWID hack now works with OpenGL on Linux
       
   128 	<LI> 1.1.4: Builds correctly on UNIX without X11 installed
       
   129 	<LI> 1.1.4: Fixed default GL driver loading on Win32
       
   130 	<LI> 1.1.4: Implemented fullscreen toggle on BeOS (thanks David)
       
   131 	<LI> 1.1.4: No longer use DirectDraw with OpenGL modes on Win32
       
   132 	<LI> 1.1.4: Added support for 320x200x8 in SVGAlib (thanks Michele)
       
   133 	<LI> 1.1.4: Implemented resizable windows on BeOS (thanks David)
       
   134 	<LI> 1.1.4: RLE colorkey encoding reduces memory use (thanks Mattias)
       
   135 	<LI> 1.1.4: The CD track length variable is now 32-bits (thanks Martin)
       
   136 	<LI> 1.1.4: Fixed crashing bug in Win32 semaphores (thanks Markus)
       
   137 	<LI> 1.1.4: Disabled aggresive gcc optimizations on X86
       
   138 	<LI> 1.1.4: Added support for blitting with GL (thanks Daniel Vogel)
       
   139 	<LI> 1.1.4: Improved the speed of the 16-bit colorkey copy blit
       
   140 	<LI> 1.1.4: Fixed pthread condition variable timeout
       
   141 	<LI> 1.1.3: Use timeGetTime() instead of GetTickCount() on Win32
       
   142 	<LI> 1.1.3: Release mouse when popped out of fullscreen on X11
       
   143 	<LI> 1.1.3: IRIX 6.5 and FreeBSD 4.0 are now officially supported
       
   144 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added optimization flags when compiling on x86 with gcc
       
   145 	<LI> 1.1.3: On BeOS, change to app directory when launched by Tracker
       
   146 	<LI> 1.1.3: Hold the option key on launch to get dialog on MacOS
       
   147 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added DrawSprockets on MacOS (thanks Darrell Walisser)
       
   148 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added support for Linux 2.4 input interface (HID)
       
   149 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed 24-bpp blits on big-endian systems (thanks Mattias)
       
   150 	<LI> 1.1.3: Don't try to use DGA mouse support on XFree86 4.00
       
   151 	<LI> 1.1.3: Don't create an X11 shared memory buffer for GL displays
       
   152 	<LI> 1.1.3: Framebuffer console acceleration disabled (broken) on G200
       
   153 	<LI> 1.1.3: Allow maximize on resizable Win32 surfaces (thanks Randi)
       
   154 	<LI> 1.1.3: Much faster RLE colorkey blit (thanks Xark and Mattias)
       
   155 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed some problems with iconification and focus in X11
       
   156 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added IMPS/2 protocol support for framebuffer console
       
   157 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added user-resizable video mode support
       
   158 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added arbitrary scaling of YUV overlay surfaces
       
   159 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added support for semaphores and condition variables
       
   160 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added SDL_ASYNCBLIT flag for asynchronous video updates
       
   161 	<LI> 1.1.3: Don't let the WM place window in X11 fullscreen mode
       
   162 	<LI> 1.1.3: Unload GL library after X11 display has closed
       
   163 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed X11 error when a clipped rectangle is updated
       
   164 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed crash when surface memory can't be allocated
       
   165 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added a check for DirectX 5 audio (thanks Markus)
       
   166 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added inline MMX assembly for YUV -> RGB conversion
       
   167 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed startup crash in X11_RefreshDisplay()
       
   168 	<LI> 1.1.3: SDL_Init(SDL_INIT_AUDIO) no longer fails with no soundcard
       
   169 	<LI> 1.1.3: Initial YUV video overlay support (supports XvImages)
       
   170 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed BadMatch X11 error with GLX 1.3
       
   171 	<LI> 1.1.3: Worked around incompatibilities with XFree86 4.0 vidmode
       
   172 	<LI> 1.1.3: The audio Makefile no longer takes forever to create
       
   173 	<LI> 1.1.3: The joystick hat positions changed to constants
       
   174 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fixed overlapping copy blit with odd widths
       
   175 	<LI> 1.1.3: Fix for SDL_WINDOWID crash contributed by Mattias
       
   176 	<LI> 1.1.3: Speeded up 32-bit alpha channel blits by nearly 100%
       
   177 	<LI> 1.1.3: Added experimental DGA 2.0 support (set SDL_VIDEODRIVER)
       
   178 	<LI> 1.1.2: Fixed crash running on NT with a read-only filesystem
       
   179 	<LI> 1.1.2: Re-use thread creation mutex on glibc-2.0 systems
       
   180 	<LI> 1.1.2: SDL_WM_SetIcon() now uses icon colorkey if mask is NULL
       
   181 	<LI> 1.1.2: Win32 relative mouse mode fixes (thanks Randi Relander)
       
   182 	<LI> 1.1.2: Not being able to set audio frags is no longer fatal
       
   183 	<LI> 1.1.2: Added support for multiple timers (thanks Stephane Peter)
       
   184 	<LI> 1.1.2: Copy blits optimized using inline assembly on x86 Linux
       
   185 	<LI> 1.1.2: Copy blit can now handle overlapping blits
       
   186 	<LI> 1.1.2: Fixed GL direct rendering on Utah GLX (thanks John Fulmer)
       
   187 	<LI> 1.1.2: Added unofficial support for AIX (thanks Carsten Griwodz)
       
   188 	<LI> 1.1.2: Enabled X11 VidMode extension on remote displays
       
   189 	<LI> 1.1.2: Load libGL.so.1 under X11 if an app isn't linked with GL
       
   190 	<LI> 1.1.2: Don't restack windows in the X11 environment
       
   191 	<LI> 1.1.2: Multiple X11 visual support (thanks Mattias Engdegård)
       
   192 	<LI> 1.1.0: Internal event state is updated before filter is called
       
   193 	<LI> 1.1.0: Worked around DGA mouse cursor bug in Voodoo X server
       
   194 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added SDL OpenGL documentation (thanks Nicholas Vining)
       
   195 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added AAlib video driver support (thanks Stephane Peter)
       
   196 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added fullscreen support for Win32 GDI video driver
       
   197 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added SDL_GetAudioState() to get current audio status
       
   198 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added SDL_GetRelativeMouseState() to get relative motion
       
   199 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added 32-bit PII MMX optimized blitters from Hermes
       
   200 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added SDL_bool datatype for functions returning true/false
       
   201 	<LI> 1.1.0: Improved alpha blend speed (thanks Alexandre Courbot)
       
   202 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added function to queue events: SDL_PushEvent()
       
   203 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added user-defined event type to SDL_Event structure
       
   204 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added SDL_InitSubSystem() and SDL_QuitSubSystem()
       
   205 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added BDirectWindow fullscreen support on BeOS
       
   206 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added initial joystick support (Linux, Win32, BeOS, MacOS)
       
   207 	<LI> 1.1.0: The timer now runs in a separate thread if possible
       
   208 	<LI> 1.1.0: Added initial OpenGL support (Linux, Win32, BeOS, MacOS)
       
   209 	<LI> 1.0.9: Avoid potential crash in Win32 mouse handling (thanks Cliff)
       
   210 	<LI> 1.0.9: Fixed bug where /dev/dsp was incorrectly marked available
       
   211 	<LI> 1.0.9: Fixed DirectX crash if video height is larger than width
       
   212 	<LI> 1.0.9: Fixed win32 timer error message typo (thanks Martin Dvorak)
       
   213 	<LI> 1.0.8: Fixed deadlock if SDL_LockAudio() called from audio thread
       
   214 	<LI> 1.0.8: Fixed a race condition in thread creation
       
   215 	<LI> 1.0.7: Added detection for Linux supermount CD-ROM drives
       
   216 	<LI> 1.0.6: Added --static-libs option to sdl-config
       
   217 	<LI> 1.0.6: Fixed a clipping bug in the RLE colorkey blitting
       
   218 	<LI> 1.0.6: Mouse window manager routines implemented on MacOS
       
   219 	<LI> 1.0.6: Fixed SDL_HWPALETTE in fullscreen X11 video driver
       
   220 	<LI> 1.0.6: Improved relative mouse warping in X11 video driver
       
   221 	<LI> 1.0.6: DGA mouse mode is now enabled by SDL_VIDEO_X11_DGAMOUSE
       
   222 	<LI> 1.0.6: Grab input by default in fullscreen mode
       
   223 	<LI> 1.0.6: Detect hanging (incorrectly configured) Linux soundcard
       
   224 	<LI> 1.0.6: If ESPEAKER env variable is set, use ESD audio driver
       
   225 	<LI> 1.0.5: Fixed audio structure alignment for packing compilers
       
   226 	<LI> 1.0.5: Exposed SDL_AudioInit() and SDL_VideoInit()
       
   227 	<LI> 1.0.5: Added SDL_WM_ToggleFullScreen(), implemented for X11
       
   228 	<LI> 1.0.5: Removed ALT-Enter functionality - should be in apps
       
   229 	<LI> 1.0.5: The DSP audio driver is used by default on Linux
       
   230 	<LI> 1.0.4: Added optional DMA support for the Linux audio driver
       
   231 	<LI> 1.0.4: Fixed CD-ROM opening on the iBook under MacOS
       
   232 	<LI> 1.0.4: Fixed a crash in 8-bit mode when using X11 video
       
   233 	<LI> 1.0.4: Initial audio support on MacOS (thanks Darrell Walisser)
       
   234 	<LI> 1.0.4: The audio thread runs at high priority on Win32
       
   235 	<LI> 1.0.4: ESD audio support is now a separate selectable driver
       
   236 	<LI> 1.0.4: Initial OpenBSD support (thanks Federico Schwindt)
       
   237 	<LI> 1.0.4: Fixed hang when closing audio on Windows 2000
       
   238 	<LI> 1.0.4: Warn about monochrome X displays (thanks Christian Bauer)
       
   239 	<LI> 1.0.4: Fixed spurious X11 mouse focus events at ALT-ENTER
       
   240 	<LI> 1.0.4: Perform input ungrab at video quit, just in case
       
   241 	<LI> 1.0.4: Corrected X11 depth reporting in SDL_VideoModeOK()
       
   242 	<LI> 1.0.3: Disable mouse threshold when X11 mouse is in warp mode
       
   243 	<LI> 1.0.3: Fixed black-screen on exit in fbcon video driver
       
   244 	<LI> 1.0.3: Much improved console switching in fbcon video driver
       
   245 	<LI> 1.0.3: Fixed X11 UNICODE translation bug (thanks Andreas Arens)
       
   246 	<LI> 1.0.3: Fixed WaveOut mutex logic bug (thanks Markus Oberhum)
       
   247 	<LI> 1.0.3: Use X11 mouse warping when cursor hidden and input grabbed
       
   248 	<LI> 1.0.3: Doesn't try to use TrackMouseEvent() on Win95
       
   249 	<LI> 1.0.3: DirectColor support in fbcon driver (thanks Adam Meyerowitz)
       
   250 	<LI> 1.0.3: Fixed ALT-ENTER key state problem on X11
       
   251 	<LI> 1.0.2: Fixed Win32 code to run on VMWare with DIB video driver
       
   252 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added window manager function: SDL_WM_GrabInput()
       
   253 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added window manager function: SDL_WM_IconifyWindow()
       
   254 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added ALT-ENTER fullscreen toggle for X11 video driver
       
   255 	<LI> 1.0.2: X11 fullscreen mode uses DGA mouse if cursor is hidden
       
   256 	<LI> 1.0.2: New X11 fullscreen code doesn't require root
       
   257 	<LI> 1.0.2: Mouse focus and position is now updated at video mode set
       
   258 	<LI> 1.0.2: Mouse focus loss is now detected under Win32
       
   259 	<LI> 1.0.2: Menubar hiding is more robust on MacOS (thanks Matt Slott)
       
   260 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added CD-ROM support on MacOS (thanks Matt Slott)
       
   261 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added non-root fullscreen modes under X11 (thanks Stephane)
       
   262 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added docs for time functions (thanks Christian Biesinger)
       
   263 	<LI> 1.0.2: Squeezed a little more speed out of blitters (Duff's device)
       
   264 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added hardware acceleration for 3Dfx to fbcon driver.
       
   265 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added hardware acceleration for Matrox to fbcon driver.
       
   266 	<LI> 1.0.2: Windows mouse driver now recognizes the middle button.
       
   267 	<LI> 1.0.2: X11 driver now recognizes the "unix:0" display as local.
       
   268 	<LI> 1.0.2: Fixed a bug in DGA support which crashed some X servers.
       
   269 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added GPM repeater support (gpm -R) to fbcon driver
       
   270 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added support for hardware surfaces to fbcon driver
       
   271 	<LI> 1.0.2: Implemented console switching in fbcon driver
       
   272 	<LI> 1.0.2: Implemented graphics mode detection in fbcon driver
       
   273 	<LI> 1.0.2: Added SDL_EnableKeyRepeat() (thanks Jim Kutter)
       
   274 	<LI> 1.0.2: Enabled DirectSound on Windows 2000
       
   275 	<LI> 1.0.1: Fixed the frame buffer video driver on LinuxPPC
       
   276 	<LI> 1.0.1: Stopped using DirectSound on Windows NT.
       
   277 	<LI> 1.0.1: Stopped using DirectX when DINPUT.DLL is not installed.
       
   278 	<LI> 1.0.1: Added pthread detection to configure.in for FreeBSD.
       
   279 	<LI> 1.0.1: Updated the Solaris audio code for the 1.0 API
       
   280 	<LI> 1.0.1: Updated the MacOS code for the 1.0 internal API
       
   281 </UL>
       
   282 
       
   283 <H2>
       
   284 Major changes since SDL 0.10.0:
       
   285 </H2>
       
   286 <UL>
       
   287 	<LI> 0.11.5: Fixed mouse warping in fullscreen mode
       
   288 	<LI> 0.11.5: Added a new function SDL_GetVideoSurface()
       
   289 	<LI> 0.11.5: Renamed SDL_AllocSurface() SDL_CreateRGBSurface()
       
   290 	<LI> 0.11.5: Added a new function SDL_CreateRGBSurfaceFrom()
       
   291 	<LI> 0.11.4: Added support for multiple compiled-in video drivers
       
   292 	<LI> 0.11.3: Fixed 16 --> 32 bpp blitting - using C instead of Hermes. 
       
   293 	<LI> 0.11.3: Fixed double-buffering bug in the DirectX driver
       
   294 	<LI> 0.11.3: Added GGI video driver (thanks Jon Taylor)
       
   295 	<LI> 0.11.2: Added automake/aclocal/autoconf support
       
   296 	<LI> 0.11.1: Added an initial (buggy) MacOS CD-ROM driver
       
   297 	<LI> 0.11.1: Improved Linux CD-ROM detection
       
   298 	<LI> 0.11.1: Added a workaround for DGA mouse bug on Voodoo 3
       
   299 	<LI> 0.11.1: Fixed 24bpp --> 8bpp blit crash
       
   300 	<LI> 0.11.1: Fixed a bug in blit mapping when palette changed
       
   301 	<LI> 0.11.1: Added a Linux SBLive beta driver workaround
       
   302 	<LI> 0.11.1: Fixed Win32 cross-compile problem with mingw32
       
   303 	<LI> 0.11.1: Loss of keyboard focus now causes keys to be reset
       
   304 	<LI> 0.11.1: DGA DirectMouse is conditionally compiled (default off)
       
   305 </UL>
       
   306 
       
   307 <H2>
       
   308 Major changes since SDL 0.8.0:
       
   309 </H2>
       
   310 <UL>
       
   311 	<LI> 0.9.16: Made SDL error messages thread-safe
       
   312 	<LI> 0.9.15: If you have r/w access to /dev/mem, DGA works on Linux
       
   313 	<LI> 0.9.15: Added support for Linux on the ARM (Netwinder)
       
   314 	<LI> 0.9.14: Removed color cursor support, fixed b/w cursors
       
   315 	<LI> 0.9.14: Fixed long-standing X11 DGA colormap problem
       
   316 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added dynamic load function: SDL_SetLibraryPath()
       
   317 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added unofficial support for MacOS
       
   318 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added unofficial support for FreeBSD
       
   319 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added unofficial support for IRIX
       
   320 	<LI> 0.9.13: Updated support for BeOS from R3 to R4.5
       
   321 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added SDL_SetLibraryPath() function (thanks Karsten Laux)
       
   322 	<LI> 0.9.13: Fixed 8-bit audio conversion when using SDL_MixAudio()
       
   323 	<LI> 0.9.13: Fixed audio thread lingering when app dies on Linux
       
   324 	<LI> 0.9.13: Fixed color problem in X display to other-endian systems
       
   325 	<LI> 0.9.13: Finally able to detect X11 key repeat (thanks GII team!)
       
   326 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added support for Visual C++ 5.0 development environment
       
   327 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added support for Linux on the Alpha
       
   328 	<LI> 0.9.13: Added support for international keyboards (see WhatsNew)
       
   329 	<LI> 0.9.12: Added support for loading IMA ADPCM compressed WAV files
       
   330 	<LI> 0.9.12: Fixed bug when mixing 8-bit audio in SDL_MixAudio()
       
   331 	<LI> 0.9.12: Added Enlightenment Sound Daemon audio support on Linux
       
   332 	<LI> 0.9.12: Added MTRR support for Linux/X11 (thanks David Barth)
       
   333 	<LI> 0.9.12: Added support for LinuxPPC 5.0
       
   334 	<LI> 0.9.12: Fixed place where some audio conversions aren't detected
       
   335 	<LI> 0.9.12: Fixed serious bug in installation script
       
   336 	<LI> 0.9.12: Added SDL_FreeWAV() function for freeing DLL memory
       
   337 	<LI> 0.9.12: Fixed potential memory leak in SDL_LoadWAV_RW()
       
   338 	<LI> 0.9.11: Freeing video surface has no longer crashes SDL_Quit()
       
   339 	<LI> 0.9.11: Included new asm blitters from Hermes library 1.2.4
       
   340 	<LI> 0.9.11: SDL_WaitThread() now gets the thread's return status
       
   341 	<LI> 0.9.11: SDL_MixAudio() takes a larger volume range (0-128)
       
   342 	<LI> 0.9.11: SDL no longer changes the X11 keyboard repeat
       
   343 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added a data source abstraction for loading/saving data
       
   344 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added three built in data abstractions:<BR>
       
   345 	               SDL_RWFromFile(), SDL_RWFromFP(), SDL_RWFromMem()
       
   346 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added stdio-like functions for using data sources:<BR>
       
   347 	               SDL_RWseek(), SDL_RWread(), SDL_RWwrite(), SDL_RWclose()
       
   348 	<LI> 0.9.11: Replaced SDL_CalculateEndian() with SDL_BYTEORDER macro
       
   349 	<LI> 0.9.11: Endian swapping functions are now macros, for speed.
       
   350 	<LI> 0.9.11: Endian read/write functions now use data sources
       
   351 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added function SDL_LoadWAV_RW() for data sources
       
   352 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added function SDL_LoadBMP_RW() for data sources
       
   353 	<LI> 0.9.11: Added function SDL_SaveBMP_RW() for data sources
       
   354 	<LI> 0.9.10: Mixer no longer fails if timidity isn't installed
       
   355 	<LI> 0.9.10: Mixer restarts MOD files on play (thanks Bill Kendrick)
       
   356 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed occasional crashing of the mixer library
       
   357 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed icon display on Afterstep under Linux
       
   358 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed occasional crash in mixer example
       
   359 	<LI> 0.9.10: Linux cdrom list now comes from /etc/fstab
       
   360 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed support for UK keyboard (thanks John Elliott)
       
   361 	<LI> 0.9.10: The event queue is now thread-safe
       
   362 	<LI> 0.9.10: Added event queue pump function: SDL_PumpEvents()
       
   363 	<LI> 0.9.10: Added low level event function: SDL_PeepEvents()
       
   364 	<LI> 0.9.10: Added a new thread function: SDL_ThreadID()
       
   365 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed an audio rate conversion memory overrun
       
   366 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed crash with RLE acceleration on big surfaces
       
   367 	<LI> 0.9.10: Improved MacOS display driver - added fullscreen
       
   368 	<LI> 0.9.10: Removed spurious warnings from Linux X11 driver
       
   369 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed memory leak in SDL_InvalidateMap()
       
   370 	<LI> 0.9.10: Fixed right button of 2-button mice on Win32
       
   371 	<LI> 0.9.10: Enabled XFree86 mode changes on older servers
       
   372 	<LI> 0.9.9: SDL_LoadBMP() handles BMP files created with GIMP
       
   373 	<LI> 0.9.9: SDL_LoadWAV() handles WAV files with "LIST" chunks
       
   374 	<LI> 0.9.9: Fixed problem with audio underflow on Solaris
       
   375 	<LI> 0.9.9: Initial support for 4-speaker audio output devices
       
   376 	<LI> 0.9.8: Fixed corrupt VC++ 5.0 desktop file
       
   377 	<LI> 0.9.8: Now detects fixed version of Metro-X X11 server
       
   378 	<LI> 0.9.8: Fixed XFree86 DGA banked mode update
       
   379 	<LI> 0.9.8: Fixed mouse press viewport shift on XFree86 DGA
       
   380 	<LI> 0.9.7: Fixed problem with displaying remotely via X11
       
   381 	<LI> 0.9.7: Win32 uses software cursor when fullscreen
       
   382 	<LI> 0.9.7: Win32 mouse uses DirectInput when fullscreen
       
   383 	<LI> 0.9.7: Added OpenGL software rendering via Mesa (demos archive)
       
   384 	<LI> 0.9.7: Fixed memory leak in ADPCM WAV decoding
       
   385 	<LI> 0.9.6: Added CD-ROM audio API documentation
       
   386 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed potential BeOS audio-related crash
       
   387 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed crash when resetting the video mode in DirectX
       
   388 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed errors compiling with the SparcWorks compiler
       
   389 	<LI> 0.9.6: Replaced SDL_GetDisplayFormat() with SDL_GetVideoInfo()
       
   390 	<LI> 0.9.6: Added a new fast fill function: SDL_FillRect()
       
   391 	<LI> 0.9.6: Added blit acceleration flags to SDL_AllocSurface()
       
   392 	<LI> 0.9.6: Added new double-buffering function: SDL_Flip()
       
   393 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed problem with buggy Metro-X X11 server
       
   394 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed 8-bit audio on Solaris with dbri hardware
       
   395 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed alarm clock problem with Solaris pthreads
       
   396 	<LI> 0.9.6: Fixed BeOS compilation problem
       
   397 	<LI> 0.9.5: Added tools to create Win32 icons in directx/icon/
       
   398 	<LI> 0.9.5: You can now pass a NULL mask to SDL_WM_SetIcon()
       
   399 	<LI> 0.9.5: Added support files for compiling with VC++ 5.0
       
   400 	<LI> 0.9.5: Fixed icon color bug under Win32
       
   401 	<LI> 0.9.5: Re-added SDL_LowerBlit() - not safe for use on display
       
   402 	<LI> 0.9.5: Fixed 0.9.x cursor blit deadlock
       
   403 	<LI> 0.9.5: Added SDL_FPLoadWAV(), SDL_FPLoadBMP(), SDL_FPSaveBMP()
       
   404 	<LI> 0.9.5: Added Linux, Win32, and BeOS CD audio support
       
   405 	<LI> 0.9.5: MMX accelerated blit disabled -- temporarily broken
       
   406 	<LI> 0.9.4: Fixed endianness issue with BeOS x86 blitting
       
   407 	<LI> 0.9.4: Fixed quit interrupt delivery on BeOS
       
   408 	<LI> 0.9.4: Fixed dynamic loading on BeOS
       
   409 	<LI> 0.9.4: Fixed DirectX audio on Win98
       
   410 	<LI> 0.9.4: Fixed possible sound-related crash on Linux PPC
       
   411 	<LI> 0.9.3: Mouse motion arrives as absolute and relative coordinates
       
   412 	<LI> 0.9.3: Fixed Visual C++ structure packing
       
   413 	<LI> 0.9.3: Fixed UNIX dynamic link library installation
       
   414 	<LI> 0.9.2: DirectX audio no longer hangs when app loses focus
       
   415 	<LI> 0.9.2: Fixed DirectX HiColor crash (palette bug)
       
   416 	<LI> 0.9.1: Fixed DirectX &lt;ALT&gt; key handling
       
   417 	<LI> 0.9.1: Fixed DirectX windowed palette problems
       
   418 	<LI> 0.9.1: Removed SDL_MapSurface() and SDL_UnmapSurface()
       
   419 	<LI> 0.9.0: Initial port to IRIX 6.x
       
   420 	<LI> 0.9.0: Initial port to OSF/1 3.2       (no sound yet)
       
   421 	<LI> 0.9.0: MacOS port in progress
       
   422 </UL>
       
   423 
       
   424 <H2>
       
   425 Major changes since SDL 0.7:
       
   426 </H2>
       
   427 <UL>
       
   428 	<LI>	Separated the demos and examples into a separate archive
       
   429 	<LI>	Added support for loading Microsoft compressed WAV files
       
   430 	<LI>	Added "soft" application crash recovery (signal handlers)
       
   431 	<LI>	Fixed POSIX signal handling interaction with threads
       
   432 	<LI>	Fixed audio output on MKLinux
       
   433 	<LI>	Added dynamic library version checking
       
   434 	<LI>	Updated for DirectX 6.0
       
   435 	<LI>	Cleaned up dynamic linking and added static linking
       
   436 	<LI>	Added automatic audio format and rate conversion
       
   437 	<LI>	Optimized some blitter cases (8 --> 16/32 and 32 --> 16/8)
       
   438 	<LI>	Removed precalculated alpha blending acceleration
       
   439 	<LI>	Key and mouse button events are split into up/down events
       
   440 	<LI>	It is now much easier to set an optimal video mode
       
   441 </UL>
       
   442 
       
   443 <H2>
       
   444 Major changes since SDL 0.5:
       
   445 </H2>
       
   446 <UL>
       
   447 	<LI>	Ported to Solaris 2.6
       
   448 	<LI>	Added XFree86 Direct Graphic Access support
       
   449 	<LI>	Supports LinuxPPC without threads
       
   450 	<LI>	Completely rewritten video/surface API -- see SDL_video.h
       
   451 	<LI>	Completely rewritten event API
       
   452 	<LI>	Optimized black-white cursor creation
       
   453 	<LI>	Added support for run-length-encoded colorkeying
       
   454 	<LI>	Added support for hardware accelerated blits
       
   455 	<LI>	Added support for blitting from 1-bit surfaces (bitmaps)
       
   456 	<LI>	Added a function to simplify setting video modes
       
   457 	<LI>	Added support for loading WAV files
       
   458 	<LI>	Added endian swapping functions for memory values
       
   459 	<LI>	Added alpha blending using alpha value or channel
       
   460 	<LI>	Added precalculated alpha blending acceleration
       
   461 	<LI>	Added function to return current time in milliseconds
       
   462 	<LI>	New event type SDL_ACTIVEEVENT, to detect iconification
       
   463 	<LI>	New event type SDL_SYSWMEVENT, for custom window hooks
       
   464 	<LI>	Added a platform dependent function to get window handle
       
   465 	<LI>	Added a function to check the run-time version of SDL
       
   466 	<LI>	Added periodic timer support at 10 ms resolution
       
   467 	<LI>	Added support for the SDL_DEBUG environment variable
       
   468 	<LI>	Miscellaneous internal cleanups
       
   469 </UL>
       
   470 
       
   471 <H2>
       
   472 Major changes since SDL 0.4:
       
   473 </H2>
       
   474 <UL>
       
   475 	<LI>	SDL library code is now dynamically loaded
       
   476 	<LI>	Added support for pthreads (Linux glibc2)
       
   477 	<LI>	Removed SDL_mutexN() and SDL_mutexIncr()
       
   478 </UL>
       
   479 
       
   480 <H2>
       
   481 Major changes since SDL 0.3:
       
   482 </H2>
       
   483 <UL>
       
   484 	<LI>	Added support for DirectX 5.0
       
   485 	<LI>	Added support for surfaces in video memory
       
   486 	<LI>	Added support for source color-key blitting
       
   487 	<LI>	Added support for single-rectangle clipping
       
   488 	<LI>	Added support for warping (moving) the cursor
       
   489 	<LI>	Added support for color cursors
       
   490 	<LI>	Greatly simplified internal event queue
       
   491 	<LI>	Minor bug-fixes
       
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