[SDL] Multiple SDL Apps on Windows

Sam Lantinga slouken at devolution.com
Fri Feb 15 22:01:04 PST 2008

> I have a bit of a strange problem with version 1.12 of SDL on Windows (XP SP2
> Home & Pro) I'd appreciate some advice on.  I have a number of small
> applications which I have written on Linux which, when run open an SDL window
> using SDL_SetVideoMode.  Under Linux I can run two or more of them at once
> without a problem.

> However when I build these for Windows using mingw, I can open one of these
> applications, but any subsequent ones I try to open once the first one is
> running all freeze at the SDL_SetVideoMode stage.

Weird, I've never seen that.  Are they windowed?  Does it happen with the
SDL test programs?

See ya,
	-Sam Lantinga, Lead Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment

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