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Re: SVGAlib support

On 2010-01-01, Stephen Kitt <steve@sk2.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Is there a consensus regarding SVGAlib support in games nowadays? I was
> considering working on http://bugs.debian.org/98841 but I???m not sure it???s
> worth the bother...

You shouldn't add support for svgalib these days; it's dead upstream, 
non-portable (limited to x86, limited support for modern graphics adapters)
and worst of all it requires root privileges to run.

Quite the contrary, we should _drop_ support for svgalib if any games
still use it.


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