SDL_VideoDriverName man page

SDL_VideoDriverName — Obtain the name of the video driver


#include "SDL.h"

char *SDL_VideoDriverName(char *namebuf, int maxlen);


The buffer pointed to by namebuf is filled up to a maximum of maxlen characters (include the NULL terminator) with the name of the initialised video driver. The driver name is a simple one word identifier like "x11" or "windib".

Return Value

Returns NULL if video has not been initialised with SDL_Init or a pointer to namebuf otherwise.

See Also

SDL_Init SDL_InitSubSystem


SDL SDL API Reference Tue 11 Sep 2001, 23:01