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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

SDL_Init (3)

Name

SDL_Init - Initializes SDL

Synopsis

#include "SDL.h"

int SDL_Init(Uint32 flags);

Description

SDL_Init(3)                    SDL API Reference                   SDL_Init(3)



NAME
       SDL_Init - Initializes SDL

SYNOPSIS
       #include "SDL.h"

       int SDL_Init(Uint32 flags);

DESCRIPTION
       Initializes  SDL. This should be called before all other SDL functions.
       The flags parameter specifies what part(s) of SDL to initialize.

       SDL_INIT_TIMER      Initializes the timer subsystem.

       SDL_INIT_AUDIO      Initializes the audio subsystem.

       SDL_INIT_VIDEO      Initializes the video subsystem.

       SDL_INIT_CDROM      Initializes the cdrom subsystem.

       SDL_INIT_JOYSTICK   Initializes the joystick subsystem.

       SDL_INIT_EVERYTHING Initialize all of the above.

       SDL_INIT_NOPARACHUTE
                           Prevents SDL from catching fatal signals.

       SDL_INIT_EVENTTHREAD

RETURN VALUE
       Returns -1 on an error or 0 on success.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/sdl      |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       SDL_Quit, SDL_InitSubSystem



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source       was        downloaded        from         https://www.lib-
       sdl.org/release/SDL-1.2.15.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.libsdl.org/.



SDL                         Tue 11 Sep 2001, 23:00                 SDL_Init(3)