svgalib - Low-level fullscreen SVGA graphics library

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 5
Repository PUIAS Computational x86_64
Package name svgalib
Package version 1.9.25
Package release 3.sdl5
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 811.53 KB
Download size 440.47 KB
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The svgalib package provides the SVGAlib low-level graphics library
for Linux.  SVGAlib is a library which allows applications to use full
screen graphics on a variety of hardware platforms. Some games and
utilities use SVGAlib for their graphics. For details on
supported chipsets, see man 7 svgalib (when svgalib is installed).


Package Version Architecture Repository
svgalib-1.9.25-3.sdl5.i386.rpm 1.9.25 i386 PUIAS Computational
svgalib-1.9.25-3.sdl5.i386.rpm 1.9.25 i386 PUIAS Unsupported
svgalib-1.9.25-3.sdl5.x86_64.rpm 1.9.25 x86_64 PUIAS Unsupported
svgalib-1.9.25-3.el5.x86_64.rpm 1.9.25 x86_64 EPEL
svgalib-1.9.25-3.el5.i386.rpm 1.9.25 i386 EPEL
svgalib-1.9.25-3.el5.i386.rpm 1.9.25 i386 EPEL
svgalib-1.9.25-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm 1.9.25 i386 Repoforge (RPMforge)
svgalib-1.9.25-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.9.25 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
svgalib - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig -
/usr/bin/perl -
config(svgalib) = 1.9.25-3.sdl5 - - - - - - - - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
config(svgalib) = 1.9.25-3.sdl5 - - -
svgalib = 1.9.25-3.sdl5


Type URL
Binary Package svgalib-1.9.25-3.sdl5.x86_64.rpm
Source Package svgalib-1.9.25-3.sdl5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Create the repository config file /etc/yum.repos.d/puias-computational.repo:
    name=PUIAS Computational
  2. Install svgalib rpm package:
    # yum install svgalib




2006-08-29 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.25-3
- FE6 Rebuild
2006-07-17 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.25-2
- Don't have a different defaultcfg on i386 vs x86_64, having the same
defaultcfg makes paralel installs possible, add notes about certain settings
being only valid on i386 to the defaultcfg and patch the config file parser
to ignore i386 only configfile settings on non i386.
2006-07-15 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.25-1
- New upstream release 1.9.25
- Drop ancient Provides: libvga
2006-02-13 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.24-2
- Bump release and rebuild for new gcc4.1 and glibc.
- add %{?dist} for consistency with my other packages
2006-01-05 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.24-1
- New upstream version, drop merged patches.
2005-08-16 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.21-5
- Merge with upstream, drop merged patches, fix dark vga modes on radeon.
2005-08-07 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.21-4
- Add patch 9 which fixes 320x200x256(mode 5) on atleast radeons and probably
others too.
2005-08-05 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.21-3
- Add patch 8 to try to fix compilation on ppc.
- PPC has issues with the use of iopl ioperm inb and outb
functions, upstream has svgalib working on PPC afaik?
- Disabling PPC builds for now, will look into this together with upstream.
2005-08-03 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.21-2
- I've been working with upstream to get most patches intergrated, so
most patches are gone now.
- Reviewed and fixed the entire source tree for 64 bit cleanness.
- While working with upstream I've been busy fixing some bugs and improving
security in nohelper mode. From now on /dev/mem gets closed immediatly
after getchipset (vga_init) has been called. Lots of work has been done
to keep all functionality and api & abi compatibility intact, even
while /dev/mem is no longer available. This does however mean that
in nohelper mode runinbackground and emulated paging (ppc or secondary card)
are only available on 2.6 kernels now.
- Made nohelper mode configurable from the configfile, if the user wants he
can build the kernel module from the svgalib-srcs and use this with the RPM
packaged libs, all this has not been released by upstream yet. The merged
part of all this is in patch 0, patch 4 and 5 contain work which still needs
to be merged.
- Patch6: set some sane default in the configfile.
- Patch7: remove options not available on non-i386 from the configfile when
building for non-i386.
2005-07-01 - Hans de Goede <> 1.9.21-1
- Yet another attempt at getting svgalib into Fedora Extras (formerly .us).
- Upstream has reintroduced suid root use in 1.9.20 as an alternative to the
helper-kernel-module. This allows us to build a sane (kernel module free)
package of the 1.9 (devel) versions. The 1.4 (stable) versions haven't
seen an update in ages and don't support most modern cards -> Update to the
latest upstream devel release 1.9.21 .
- Split the Debian patches in some sane parts, redo against 1.9.21 where
- Don't patch Makefile.cfg instead just pass the nescesarry options to make
in %build and %install.
- Reintroduce %_smp_mflags, this seems to work fine with 1.9.21 .

See Also

Package Description
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torque-client-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm client part of Torque
torque-devel-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm Development tools for programs which will use the torque library
torque-docs-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm docs for Torque
torque-drmaa-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm DRMAA 1.0 implementation for PBS/TORQUE
torque-drmaa-docs-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm DRMAA 1.0 implementation for PBS/TORQUE
torque-gui-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm graphical client part of Torque
torque-libs-3.0.6-7.PU_IAS.5.i386.rpm Torque libraries
torque-libs-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm Torque libraries
torque-localhost-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm installs and configures a minimal localhost-only batch queue system
torque-mom-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm execution part of Torque
torque-open-accounting-0.1-1.el5.noarch.rpm A simple wrapper to open up torque server_priv directory
torque-scheduler-3.0.6-8.sdl5.x86_64.rpm scheduler part of Torque