Fwd: Re: Q? system wide variables
oliver_stieber at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jan 29 15:10:33 CST 2005
Thought I should send this to winedev as well, is it
just me, or is the reply address set to the sender and
> --- Mike Hearn <mh at codeweavers.com> wrote:
> > Yes, the registry is fine though if you are going
> > detect this at
> > startup it may be worth making it volatile.
> > I'm not sure it makes sense to have a config
> > here. How many people
> > will think to adjust it?
> Well, initially I can't won't be able to detect the
> value since I don't known of any other way that
> talking to the video card and requesting one of it's
> registers. (I've got the Matrox g400 code somewhere
> on an old HDD written in djgcc for dos about 5 years
> ago) Transgaming make this user configurable so I
> shouldn't imagine it's an 'easy' task to detect the
> top ten cards.
> It could also be handy for stubborn applications
> I want to lie and don't care how slow the
> runs (or if it slips into AGP instead of
> ram) you can get something for windows that fakes a
> lot of directX functions so that you can play games
> that must have pixelshaders 2.0 on older cards just
> missing some effects.
> I would send the link, but I can't remember right
> and I'm just off down the pub.
> I'll start by getting everthing to talk to the
> registry and work on the volile bit when we have
> detection code.
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