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sballs - draws balls spinning like crazy in GL
sballs [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-visual
visual] [-delay microseconds] [-object object_number] [-count
number_of_spheres] [-cycles sphere_speed] [-size viewport_size]
[-texture] [-no-texture] [-wireframe] [-no-wireframe] [-trackmouse]
[-no-trackmouse] [-fps] [-no-fps]
The sballs program draws an animation of balls spinning like crazy in
sballs accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
-fps Display a running tally of how many frames per second are being
rendered. In conjunction with -delay 0, this can be a useful
benchmark of your GL performance.
Specify how the spheres are grouped (forming an object).
2 cube. This is the default.
Specify how much spheres are drawn in the selected object.
Viewport of GL scene is specified size if greater than 32 and
less than screensize. Default value is 0, meaning full
Specify how much fire particles are drawn. A very special case
is 0 wich means that you get rain !
Show a textured background and spheres. This is the default.
Disables texturing the animation.
Let the mouse be a joystick to change the view of the
animation. This implies -no-wander.
Disables mouse tracking. This is the default.
-wire Draw a wireframe rendition of the spheres.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright © 2001 by Eric Lassauge. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any
purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above
copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright
notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
No representations are made about the suitability of this software for
any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied
The original code for this mode was written by Mustata Bogdan
(LoneRunner) <firstname.lastname@example.org> and can be found at
Mustata Bogdan (LoneRunner) <email@example.com> Eric Lassauge