[SDL] SDL freezes on a computer

Peter Mulholland darkmatter at freeuk.com
Wed Sep 20 14:05:00 PDT 2006

Hello Romulo,

Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 9:46:21 PM, you wrote:

> I don´t know how to post this, but whats happening is that my SDL program
> freezes on this machine at my workspace. The same binary runs on my machine
> and some of my friend´s machines that tried it. But just don´t work here.
> the windows opens and then windows says the program is not working.

> This started to happen when I upgraded to SDL 1.2.11

> Can you help me with that? I mean, not just making it work at this computer
> in particular but helping to diagnose if there is a problem with this
> machine or with my program or with SDL at all.

> Maybe this is a stupid question, sorry if it is the case, but I just don´t
> know where to start to solve this, and than I though of asking it here.

Add some printf()'s (or fprintf()'s to a log file) and see how far
your program is getting on that machine.

It might simply be a dodgy display driver on that machine, which
wouldn't be a big surprise on a "work" machine.

Best regards,
 Peter                            mailto:darkmatter at freeuk.com

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