[sugar] Re: [OLPC-Games] Pygame
orospakr at linux.ca
Sat Mar 17 17:12:34 EDT 2007
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Ian Bogost wrote:
> Pygame requires SDL which, as I understand it, is not currently supported.
SDL can be installed via yum and runs, but the matchbox window manager
screws it up (you have to killall matchbox-window-manager and run twm).
Also, as I said before you usually have to run your games in very tiny
tiny windows in order to get decent performance. :(
> On Mar 16, 2007, at 7:23 PM, Noah Kantrowitz wrote:
>> Has there been a decision yet on including Pygame in the base system?
>> Including dependencies it comes to about 3.7M, though I think this can
>> be shrunk to about 2-2.5 by removing unneeded code (for example, only a
>> small chunk of Numeric is actually needed). This is an API that many
>> people are already familiar with, and I think it would help encourage
>> more people to develop applications. If the size is a big concern, I had
>> a concept to try making something API compatible but backending to
>> GTK/Hippo/Cairo/CSound. This is looking a bit harder that I expected, so
>> I figured I should ask first. Ideas, comments, concerns?
>> --Noah Kantrowitz (aka coderanger)
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