[SDL] Re: SDL hangs on SDL_Init

David R. Hayes theraven at eris.cc
Mon Apr 17 02:13:29 PDT 2000


It's me again... I tried getting the CVS source, and it still hangs... none
of the demos work. I'm not running remotely, or anything... ARGH.

Andy Howe wrote:

> I seemed to have fixed it, but then i commented out some code that
> should not have made a difference, and then it started performing
> illegal operations.
> "David R. Hayes" wrote:
> >
> > Hi there,
> >     Hey, my first time writing to a newsgroup... anyway, I'm having a
> > problem: I'm writing a game with SDL, and it appears to freeze on the
> > call to SDL_Init. I'm running Linux, RedHat 6.0... none of the SDL
> > test programs get past SDL_Init either. Everything seems to be linking
> > correctly, and when I trace through, it's freezing on a call to some X
> > function ( XF86VidModeGetModeLine). I'm at a loss.
> >
> >     David

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