> Strange. Maybe it's an X bug after all? > > My system: > Linux kernel 2.4.3 > XFree86 4.0.3 > NVIDIA drivers 29.60 > SDL 1.2.4 It's possible. We aren't checking the return value from XStoreColors, but I'm willing to believe it's hosed in the Xserver before 4.2.0 or so, and won't lose sleep over it. --ryan.