[SDL] SDL 1.3!
masonwheeler at yahoo.com
Tue May 26 15:33:55 PDT 2009
>----- Original Message ----
>From: Pierre Phaneuf <pphaneuf at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [SDL] SDL 1.3!
>On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 6:23 PM, <zoltan at bendor.com.au> wrote:
>> Absolutely agree. It's a major deviation from the old API, not just in
>> terms of function prototypes but also in concepts (multiple windows, for
>> example). While 1.2 and 1.3 both cater for the same sort of needs, they
>> are rather different animals. You can't just install 1.3, change a few
>> ints to unsigned or long in your code, recompile and run. That's what I'd
>> expect from an x.a -> x.b change; bugfixes, a couple of new features, but
>> nothing seriously breaking backward compatibility.
>Well, you might be able to do just that with some programs, using
Even so, with some of the changes to the SDL_Surface struct, and the
definition of SDL_Rect, a lot of old code just won't work unmodified.
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