[SDL] 16 colors?

Christian M. Jensen christianj at implicitnetworks.com
Mon Sep 5 17:43:18 PDT 2005

Any specific strings that I could search for in the source to find out
how to turn it on?

-----Original Message-----
From: sdl-bounces+christianj=implicitnetworks.com at libsdl.org
[mailto:sdl-bounces+christianj=implicitnetworks.com at libsdl.org] On
Behalf Of Mike Frysinger
Sent: Monday, September 05, 2005 4:28 PM
To: sdl at libsdl.org
Cc: Bill Kendrick
Subject: Re: [SDL] 16 colors?

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
> 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
> and apparently they can't even push 256 colors.  (Though I've asked
> to try tweaking with the resolution, to see if dropping to 640x480
> 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 ...

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