[SDL] 16 colors?

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Mon Sep 5 16:28:14 PDT 2005


On Monday 05 September 2005 06:49 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Sorry to bring up a question from years ago, but is there any chance that
> SDL-based apps could run on a 16-color (yes, 4bpp) Windows 98 system?
>
> Someone out there is trying to run Tux Paint on some old PCs at a school,
> and apparently they can't even push 256 colors.  (Though I've asked them
> to try tweaking with the resolution, to see if dropping to 640x480 gives
> them a little more BPP breathing room.)

iirc, support for this was added in libsdl-1.2.9 so you should give that 
version a shot ...
-mike




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