I have never defined a model for an API so there’s a good chance that the
things I say make no sense.
Is it not possible to take the force feedback api structure from DirectInput
and compare it to the structure of the linux API (and the API’s from other
It could be that there are a lot of similar function’s.
In that case we can determine which functions are needed and create the SDL
Does this make any sense or is this totally not the way to do it?
“Sam Lantinga” schreef in bericht
news:E1E6XWT-0007c0-Os at twomix.devolution.com…>> Port specific isn’t necessarily the problem in itself…it doesn’t help
that there isn’t a well-defined, abstract API in SDL that can be backed
by platform-specific code.
To my knowledge, no one ever discussed this beyond “SDL should support
force feedback”. Anyone on this list have a firm understanding of what a
robust, portable force feedback API should look like?
Yes, this is the problem… what is a useful model for a force feedback
I haven’t worked with them myself, so I’m very open to suggestions here…
-Sam Lantinga, Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment