[gst-devel] strange svgalib problem

Ronald Bultje rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Sun Jan 5 22:01:08 CET 2003

Hi Zeeshan,

On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 04:46, Zeeshan Ali wrote:
>   I am trying to get the vgavideosink from Ronald
> Bultje to work. It depends on the svgalib which is
> availabe at:

It's Dennis' svgalib - he just based it on sdlvideosink and never
changed the header. ;-).

>   Keep one thing in mind that svgalib requires its
> apps to be compiled by the root and further that root
> should chmod u+s on the binaries to make it accessible
> by the other users (i dont get this one too, do you?)
> Thanks in advance. Bye.

X runs as root too... Probably for the same reason - device permissions
or so, I guess...


Ronald Bultje <rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net>
Linux Video/Multimedia developer

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