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Michael Hirmke mh@mike.franken.de
Tue Sep 22 23:12:00 GMT 1998


Hi David,

>Sergey Okhapkin <sos@prospect.com.ru> writes:
>
>> Porting _Xfree86_ to win32 is a bad idea, because Xfree86 requires direct
>> video hardware access.
>
>Could you expand on this further?  Why is direct video hardware access
>more of a problem under windows than it is under Unix?

Because Windows NT doesn't allow any direct access to the hardware.

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>David Fox          http://www.cat.nyu.edu/fox		xoF divaD

Bye.
Michael.
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