README.DirectFB
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SDL on DirectFB
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Supports:
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- Hardware YUV overlays
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- OpenGL - software only
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- 2D/3D accelerations (depends on directfb driver)
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- multiple displays
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- windows
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What you need:
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DirectFB 1.0.1, 1.2.x, 1.3.0
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Kernel-Framebuffer support: required: vesafb, radeonfb .... 
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Mesa 7.0.x	   - optional for OpenGL
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/etc/directfbrc
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This file should contain the following lines to make
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your joystick work and avoid crashes:
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disable-module=joystick
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disable-module=cle266
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disable-module=cyber5k
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no-linux-input-grab
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To disable to use x11 backend when DISPLAY variable is found use
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export SDL_DIRECTFB_X11_CHECK=0
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To disable the use of linux input devices, i.e. multimice/multikeyboard support,
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use
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export SDL_DIRECTFB_LINUX_INPUT=0
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To use hardware accelerated YUV-overlays for YUV-textures, use:
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export SDL_DIRECTFB_YUV_DIRECT=1
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This is disabled by default. It will only support one 
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YUV texture, namely the first. Every other YUV texture will be
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rendered in software.
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In addition, you may use (directfb-1.2.x)
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export SDL_DIRECTFB_YUV_UNDERLAY=1
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to make the YUV texture an underlay. This will make the cursor to
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be shown.
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Simple Window Manager
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The driver has support for a very, very basic window manager you may
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want to use when runnning with "wm=default". Use
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export SDL_DIRECTFB_WM=1
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to enable basic window borders. In order to have the window title rendered,
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you need to have the following font installed:
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/usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSans.ttf
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OPENGL Support
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As of this writing 20070810 you need to pull Mesa from git and do the following:
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cd mesa 
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make linux-directfb
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make
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echo Installing - please enter sudo pw.
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sudo make install INSTALL_DIR=/usr/local/dfb_GL
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cd src/mesa/drivers/directfb
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make
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sudo make install INSTALL_DIR=/usr/local/dfb_GL
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To run the SDL - testprograms:
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export SDL_VIDEODRIVER=directfb
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export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/dfb_GL/lib
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export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/local/dfb_GL/libGL.so.7
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./testgl