[SDL] Accelerated Blitting under X11 for GeForce 3?

Pallav Nawani pallav at sasken.com
Thu Jan 16 01:55:01 PST 2003

On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Clemens Kirchgatterer wrote:
> Pallav Nawani <pallav at sasken.com> wrote:

> > 2. Use SDL with openGL. That way if you have installed nvidia
> > driver, your code will run very fast. But you will now have to
> > use openGL stuff, and usual SDL Blitting functions should be
> > avoided.
> i thought, the whole point of using glSDL is to map sdl blittings to gl
> transparently. so one could get gl hardware support without gl knoledge.
> please correct me, if i'm wrong.

I haven't seen How glSDL works, but I guess that is the way it
should be. You can use OpenGL with SDL without using glSDL.
Using SDL for mouse/keyboard/sound etc, and OpenGL for graphics.
In that case, OpenGL will pretty much take over the video
subsystem (At least that's what the SDL docs say).


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