Implementing dxdiag as student project?
xerox_xerox2000 at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Dec 28 05:28:33 CST 2008
Chris Robinson <chris.kcat <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I think such a thing could still be useful. It'll help figure out what kind of
> info apps are getting from a given system, and help determine if problems are
> app-specific or more general system/wine-related. It can also serve as a
> basic interactive test bed for various DX functionality that even users can
> run and look at, instead of being delegated to the wine test suite only. Plus
> it can check DirectPlay and DirectSound (a couple other components prone to
> errors), instead of just Direct3D/DirectDraw.
Wine needs a dxdiag.exe as some apps expect it to be present, like for example
GameShadow. I once gave it a shot already, see
http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14118. A builtin dxdiag.exe would
aslo be nice addition to wine imo.
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