8+24 bit display for XFree Cygwin ?

Harold Hunt huntharo@msu.edu
Mon Feb 18 10:54:00 GMT 2002


I implemented the 8 bit color support in Cygwin/XFree86 and I've looked at
several ways of running with support for two color depths at once... I was

If there is such a method, I would like to know about it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-xfree-owner@cygwin.com
> [mailto:cygwin-xfree-owner@cygwin.com]On Behalf Of Alex Bogdanov
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2002 9:16 AM
> To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com
> Subject: 8+24 bit display for XFree Cygwin ?
>     Hello Cygwin XFree experts,
> Does anyone know if it's possible to setup cygwin XFree Xserver to run
> in 8+24 bit mode similar
> to Sun Solaris one ?
> Problem that I am facing now is that when I try to run package from Sun
> workstation were there
> are some modules that requires 24 bit (OpenGL ones) and some supports
> only 8 bit.
>     Regards,
>     Alex

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