[SDL] Sound and Music

Marian Schedenig msched at msched.no-ip.org
Sun Sep 18 18:12:51 PDT 2005


On Sunday 18 September 2005 06:18, Tyler Montbriand wrote:
> I'd stream from file.  You might get a little performance benefit from
> having it all in memory but not much, and using excessive amounts of memory
> can lead to swapping, which will slow things down a LOT.

Of course, that's what I'm worrying about. I'll just keep it as it is then.

> If you want to get fancy, you can "map" the file into to memory, to have
> the OS automatically load the appropriate bits as needed;  but not
> everything can do this.

That doesn't sound very portable?

Thx,
Marian.

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