[SDL] Needfull things
John R. Hall
overcode at overcode.net
Thu Oct 24 18:21:01 PDT 2002
Joseph Carter wrote:
> Please try to keep your lines under 80 chars please. Some of us are using
> terminals to read mail still, and we like it that way. =)
What, you don't have your terminal mapped across a wall of monitors?
What's wrong with you? :)
> - Cross-platform error/message box
> People have requested this, and I know how to do it for Windows at
> least. No clue for MacOS X or BeOS. Probably a simple dialog in Xlib
> would be suitable for X11, and I have no idea what to do with Linux
> framebuffers, SVGALib, or other strangeness. The code for any platform
> save X11 with XLib is probably trivial, but there are few who have the
> ability to write the equivalent function for more than one or two of the
> desired platforms. The idea was to do what I could and put it online
> and ask people to write the function for any platform they know how to
> code under and send submit it for inclusion.
You could probably get away with using Xt, since it's a standard
component of X11. That should make the code much cleaner, and shouldn't
raise any support issues.
John R. Hall, KG4RUO
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