[Vm-dev] SurfacePlugin questions (reference Mantis 7344)

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Tue May 5 05:11:44 UTC 2009

David T. Lewis wrote:
> I'm starting to look at RomePlugin for Mantis 7344 (When pango rendering
> preference is used, the vm segfaults in linux 64 bits). RomePlugin uses
> SurfacePlugin, which has some pointer-as-int issues to be sorted out.
> So two questions:
> 1) Am I right in thinking that the surface handles in SurfacePlugin
> will always be C pointers of one type or another, hence can be declared
> as (void *) rather than int?


> 2) If the above change is propagated through the code, how many plugins
> are effected? I see RomePlugin, ExampleSurfacePlugin, QuickTimePlugin,
> and B3DAcceleratorPlugin, but are there others e.g. for Croquet?

None that I can think of at this point

   - Andreas

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