> I am using Gentoo linux for AMD64. It's package manager doesn't have an > ebuild for a more recent version.. I shall see if I can change that. I filed a bug report on this at bugs.gentoo.org awhile ago. SDL 1.2.6 (which has the the fix) is masked on amd64. "ACCEPT_KEYWORDS=x86 emerge libsdl" will get it done in the short term. --ryan.