[SDL] SDL 1.3 status ?
havoc at ghdigital.com
Sun Jul 24 00:03:33 PDT 2011
On this topic, I'd like to note that replacing SDL 1.2 with SDL 1.3 system-wide is a nightmare on Linux distros, I think that SDL 1.3 either needs to be ABI-compatible (thus distros would consider it
a straightforward package upgrade) or have sdl12-config and sdl13-config scripts and so on, and of course differently named static and dynamic libraries by version.
I realize this might be taken out of context - I'm not saying that major changes should occur to SDL 1.3 or not, I'm saying that the packaging situation should be sorted out before SDL 1.3 gets out of
As it stands I'd like to use SDL 1.3 on all platforms but it's a thorny problem on Linux with distros not packaging SDL 1.3, and static linking being something that is generally frowned upon on linux
(for security patch reasons).
On 07/23/2011 11:53 PM, buginator wrote:
> Is there any ETA on when SDL 1.3 will supersede SDL 1.2 ?
> Is it wise to use this for production level code yet ?
> Also, does SDL 1.3 support hardware colored mouse cursor ? I know
> this was on the TODO list for 1.2.
> Thanks for the info.
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