[SDL] Re: Announcing SDL 1.1.7

Martin Pirker crf.No.Spam at sbox.tu-graz.ac.at
Sat Jan 6 14:47:54 PST 2001


Hi!

Sam Lantinga <slouken at devolution.com> wrote:
> Here are the major changes since SDL 1.1.6:
>     * Init of fbcon shouldn't automatically set graphics mode


Do I interpret this right ?
The don't-switch-graphic-mode-because-the-mode-is-already-running thing
I noticed quite some time ago...

>My request is a
>  screen = SDL_SetVideoMode(800, 600, 0, SDL_SWSURFACE|SDL_ANYFORMAT);
>My console runs default 800x600 @ 100Hz.
>Requesting 800x600 from SDL initiates a mode switch to 800x600 @ 72 Hz.
>Why switch videomode when the one requested is already in use ?
>(and losing precious 100Hz....)

... is gone ?
I quite don't have enough time to build and try with 1.1.7 now...

Martin






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