[SDL] How to enable 2D hardware acceleration on Windows?
slouken at devolution.com
Wed Apr 16 09:28:09 PDT 2008
> Ah, that's quite an old version. But I thought DX was quite backwards
> Even so, DX appears to be slower rather than faster already and I
> don't know why.
On DX9 and above, I believe the 2D interface is emulated over 3D.
> Note the 2D in the title. ;)
Yes, I'm just talking about the underlying driver architecture. It's
still a 2D API.
> When can a stable release of 1.3 be expected?
Hopefully sometime this year. I have one more major revision of the
blitting system to work on, and we have a number of students joining
us for the Google Summer of Code, so by the end of the year I hope to
be iterating on release candidates.
You can check out a pre-release version here:
-Sam Lantinga, Lead Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment
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