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Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 15:13:32 +0300 From: "Mike Gorchak" Subject: SDL updates for the QNX6 1. Updated the README.QNX 2. Updated libtool scripts, which are shipped with SDL for QNX6 support. 3. Added some code to support the new QNX 6.3.0, which is in beta now. 4. Added code to detect the hw features, which driver supports. 5. Added hw alpha blits code. 6. Fixed bug when application switches to fullscreen more the 2 times. (afte\ r that window becames always stay on top). 7. Updated a bit README for the tests. 8. Added information about acceleration show in the testalpha.c test. 9. Added small fixes to the testoverlay2.c test. 10. Added alpha and cc+alpha blits benchmarks to the testvidinfo.c test.
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                         Simple DirectMedia Layer
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                                  (SDL)
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                                Version 1.2
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http://www.libsdl.org/
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This is the Simple DirectMedia Layer, a general API that provides low
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level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL,
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and 2D framebuffer across multiple platforms.
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SDL is written in C, but works with C++ natively, and has bindings to
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several other languages, including Ada, C#, Eiffel, Java, Lua, ML,
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Objective C, Perl, PHP, Pike, Python, and Ruby.
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The current version supports Linux, Windows, BeOS, MacOS, MacOS X,
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FreeBSD, OpenBSD, BSD/OS, Solaris, IRIX, and QNX.  The code contains
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support for Windows CE, AmigaOS, Dreamcast, Atari, NetBSD, AIX, OSF/Tru64,
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RISC OS, and SymbianOS, but these are not officially supported.
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This library is distributed under GNU LGPL version 2, which can be
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found in the file  "COPYING".  This license allows you to use SDL
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freely in commercial programs as long as you link with the dynamic
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library.
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The best way to learn how to use SDL is to check out the header files in
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the "include" subdirectory and the programs in the "test" subdirectory.
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The header files and test programs are well commented and always up to date.
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More documentation is available in HTML format in "./docs/index.html"
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The test programs in the "test" subdirectory are in the public domain.
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Frequently asked questions are answered online:
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	http://www.libsdl.org/faq.php
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If you need help with the library, or just want to discuss SDL related
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issues, you can join the developers mailing list:
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	http://www.libsdl.org/mailing-list.php
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Enjoy!
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	Sam Lantinga				(slouken@libsdl.org)
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