Re: SVGAlib support
On 2010-01-01, Stephen Kitt <email@example.com> 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.