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Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
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NAME

queens - n queens screensaver  

SYNOPSIS

queens [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay microseconds] [-wireframe] [-fps]  

DESCRIPTION

The queens program solves the n-queens problem (where, in this program, N is between 5 and 10 queens) using a straightforward backtracking algorithm. The problem is: how may one place N queens on an NxN chessboard such that no queen can attack a sister?  

OPTIONS

queens accepts the following options:
-window
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root
Draw on the root window.
-install
Install a private colormap for the window.
-visual visual
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
-wireframe
Render in wireframe instead of solid. -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.
 

ENVIRONMENT

DISPLAY
to get the default host and display number.
XENVIRONMENT
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
 

BUGS

It's not unknown for this and other OpenGL hacks to fail under hardware accelaration (UtahGLX) and take the X server with them. Texture images must be 16x16 or 32x32 or 64x64 etc.  

SEE ALSO

X(1), xscreensaver(1) xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002 by Blair Tennessy. 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 warranty.  

AUTHOR

Blair Tennessy <tennessb@unbc.ca>, 20-April-2002.
 


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
BUGS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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