On 9 Oct 2002 at 14:26, Steven Edwards
> Now that the
win32api is expanding to include a ddk, should we also
> expand it to
include other api's besides the core win32?
don't think so.
you be more specific in terms of what you mean when you say "besides the
core win32"? There is a lot of stuff included with the existing Mingw distribution that is
supported and maintained by the Mingw developers.
> I started
> building quake2
under mingw the other day and had no problems untill I
> got to the direct
sound part. Once I stubbed those functions out the
> q2.exe built
with no problems. If the header will be accepted I would
> like to try my
hand at adapting the rewind dsound header and see if I
> can get q2 building
and working properly.
in mind that the latest DirectSound which is fully supported by NT4 is release 6
(if and only if you have downloaded and installed Service Pack 6 or 6a). DirectSound,
according to MS Platform SDK of November 2001, is being deprecated in lieu of Direct
Audio is not really a part of the Win32api.
through DirectSound 8 is already, at least partially, supported and
included as part of the Mingw distro.