[SDL] Joystick hat constants
slouken at devolution.com
Sat Apr 1 20:20:48 PST 2000
Hey, does anyone have code that would be seriously broken if we changed
the joystick hat constants?
Ack, Heavy Gear II.
Anyway, here is the comment:
> Also pondering adding sdl joystick handling, but I was somewhat confused
> by the SDL_JoystickGetHat comments in SDL/SDL_joystick.h. The return values
> seem pretty arbitrary and hard to manage. Wouldn't it be a easier to have
> defines like SDL_HAT_LEFT, etc.. then instead
> of this have this
> 8 1 2 SDL_HAT_LEFT|SDL_HAT_UP SDL_HAT_UP SDL_HAT_RIGHT|SDL_HAT_UP
> 7 0 3 SDL_HAT_LEFT 0 SDL_HAT_RIGHT
> 6 5 4 SDL_HAT_LEFT|SDL_HAT_DOWN SDL_HAT_DOWN SDL_HAT_RIGHT|SDL_HAT_DOWN
I can easily enough add 8 symbolic constants that people can check against.
-Sam Lantinga, Lead Programmer, Loki Entertainment Software
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