Provided by: libsvga1-dev_1.4.3-27_i386
vga_waitretrace - wait for vertical retrace.
Wait for vertical retrace, that is when the video beam goes dark and
returns from the bottom line to the top line. Useful to synchronize
animation with monitor refresh.
However, Linux is a multiuser OS, thus some time might have passed
already when the function returns. Also, not all cards support this in
all modes (or with more or less good results).
svgalib(7), vgagl(7), libvga.config(5), scrolltest(6),
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <firstname.lastname@example.org-
essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as well as of
the original documentation is unknown.
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the
original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
this first version of the svgalib manual.