SDL on Mac OS X, Update

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Mon Jul 30 11:58:40 CEST 2001

On Sun, Jul 29, 2001, Florian G. Pflug wrote:

> Does this mean that the DVD-Decoding is fast enough (on a G3/350), and the
> problem is (only?) the output plugin?


> Or is the decoding less expensive for lower resolutions?


> I found a "CGDirectDisplay" API, which seems to give an application full
> control over than screen (and you get the base address and pixel format)
> The downside is, that it seems to lack double buffering as far as I have
> seen.
> Is this compareable to the output on other architektures like Win32 or X11
> (SDL or Xvideo)?

Maybe you can compare this with DGA under X11 ? That would already be an
improvement, but the _real_ nirvana would be to be able to use what we
call "YUV overlay".

> I will trie to port to this API... but it's a long time since I have done
> serious C programming :-(
That's great, send us patches.

Christophe Massiot.

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