Bug Tracker – Bug 1185

ISDL12VideoCapabilities fails on startup

Last modified: 2016-11-27 12:17:24 CST
Bug 1185 - (ARRAY(0x530b8a0)) ISDL12VideoCapabilities fails on startup
ISDL12VideoCapabilities fails on startup
Status: NEW
Product: Odamex
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Client
Other Linux
: P1 normal
Depends on:
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Reported: 2016-09-17 03:35:15 CDT by Samuel VISCAPI
Modified: 2016-11-27 12:17 CST (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Samuel VISCAPI 2016-09-17 03:35:15 CDT
Hi all,

The Open Pandora (GNU / Linux ARM) port (revision 5471) fails on startup with the following error message:

odamex: /media/Pandora/dev/odamex-svn5471/trunk/client/sdl/i_sdlvideo.cpp:172: ISDL12VideoCapabilities::ISDL12VideoCapabilities(): Assertion `supports8bpp() || supports32bpp()' failed.

Luckily, we have another SDL version at our disposal on the Open Pandora:


So I'm just using that one at the moment.

I'm not sure whether this is an Odamex bug or an issue with our stock SDL version, but I prefer to let you know about it anyway.

Cheers, Magic Sam
Comment 1 Mike Wood 2016-09-17 14:08:24 CDT
What is the version of the stock SDL package?
Comment 2 Samuel VISCAPI 2016-09-18 05:54:07 CDT
Hi Mike,

If I'm not mistaken, it's libsdl-1.2-0 -

Cheers, Magic Sam
Comment 3 HeX_Vulture 2016-11-15 00:04:37 CST
Is this still an issue? Can you please test with SDL2 as well to make sure everything works correctly for the next release as well?
Comment 4 Samuel VISCAPI 2016-11-27 12:17:24 CST
Hi HeX_Vulture,

Sorry for the late reply, I will update the Open Pandora build ASAP and let you know whether that SDL bug is still there or not.

Cheers, Sam