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From: Bill Meahan <wwm@wa8tzg.org>
To: Wily Fans <wilyfans@jli.com>
Cc: Sam Fans <sam-fans@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu>
Subject: Re: wily-9libs and sam-9libs on 24-bit Linux display
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2000 15:30:35 -0500
Message-ID: <20000924093231.A25653@wa8tzg.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <39174AE2.CEC76A4@uiuc.edu>; from ejk@uiuc.edu on Mon, May 08, 2000 at 06:16:50PM -0500

On Mon, May 08, 2000 at 06:16:50PM -0500, Ed Kubaitis wrote:
> "Mark H. Wilkinson" wrote:
[snip]
> FWIW, on RH Linux 6.2 recently, I had to backoff 24bpp to 16 to make an
> ancient (circa 1993-4) version of libXg/samterm functional.

Sory for the reply to such an old message but I've recently hit this
myself.

Looking at the code for 9libs, I find a lot of places where the
number of colors is hard-coded at 256 (8-bit depth). I changed these
to 65536 for an experiment,as well as reducing my colordepth to
16-bit, but no joy. Things die where the color map is being read via
the X function. Not being an X programmer, I'm now stuck.

System is Mandrake 7.1 with XFree86 3.3.6

Suggestions or fixes?

Thanks!
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      reply	other threads:[~2000-09-25 21:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2000-04-17 14:58 Jim Crigler
2000-05-08 22:22 ` Mark H. Wilkinson
2000-05-08 23:16   ` Ed Kubaitis
2000-09-24 20:30     ` Bill Meahan [this message]

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