Announcing SDL 1.2.7

Announcing SDL 1.2.7!
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Here are the biggest changes since the last release:

  • Added a test program for dynamically loading OpenGL
  • Increased sensitivity of the Windows joystick driver
  • Added support for SDL_VIDEO_WINDOW_POS and SDL_VIDEO_CENTERED on Windows
  • Added fullscreen toggle support in testwm for Windows, etc.
  • Fixed mouse focus events after resetting video mode on Windows
  • Added colorkey blit tests to testvidinfo (thanks Mike!)
  • Added video hardware acceleration support on QNX (thanks Mike!)
  • SDL no longer sets a fatal signal handler for SIGPIPE
  • Fixed modifier key state on MacOS X (thanks Max!)
  • Added support for remote XVideo (thanks Frederic!)
  • Try to use higher refresh rate by default in DirectX driver (thanks Dmitry!)
  • Fixed static linking on MacOS X (thanks Max!)
  • Various Atari video driver improvements (thanks Patrice!)
  • Fixed compiling with broken Linux 2.6 headers
  • Fixed mouse cursor visibility and focus events on MacOS X (thanks Max!)
  • Added support for /dev/joy* on Free/Net/OpenBSD (thanks Christian!)
  • Fixed problems with CD-ROM audio playback on MacOS X 10.1
  • Added dynamic GL library loading to MacOS Carbon support (thanks Anders!)
  • Added the ability to hide the cursor in the DirectFB driver (thanks Pete!)
  • Added minor cleanup for Embedded Visual C++ 3.0 (thanks Andy!)
  • Fixed high CPU usage with ALSA audio driver (thanks Michel!)
  • Added function to create RWops from const memory: SDL_RWFromConstMem()
  • Fixed compiling with ALSA 1.0 (thanks Stephane!)
  • Added YUV overlay support on BeOS (thanks Andrew!)
  • Fixed build problems with newer versions of automake
  • Fixed MacOS X libtool framework support (thanks Max!)
  • Added CPU feature detection functions to SDL_cpuinfo.h
  • Fixed illegal instruction crash using 3DNow on Intel processors
  • Fixed asm issues with mmx.h and gcc 3.3 (thanks Stephane!)
  • Updated libtool support so Mingw32 builds work.
  • Disable screen saver in Windows DIB video driver
  • Added Atari CD-ROM support (thanks Patrice!)
  • Fixed crash calling app defined window proc (thanks Scott!)
  • Fixed long long constant warnings in GCC 3.3.1 (thanks Stephane!)
  • Added support for K*BSD (thanks Robert!)
  • Added QNX package and audio fixes (thanks Mike!)
  • Fixed joystick open problems on BSD (thanks SUGIMOTO!)
  • Fixed X11 mode line crash with only one video mode (thanks Alan!)

-Sam Lantinga, Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment_______________________________________________
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