int vga_setpalvec(int start, int num, int *pal);
DESCRIPTIONSets the num colors starting with index start to the RGB values in *pal. *pal contains 3 * num integers which are the color values to set from first to last palette entry in the order red, green, blue (always three consecutive entries in *pal built a palette entry.
Each color entry is in range 0 - 63. This function is only sensible in 16 or 256 color modes. It selects which color all vga_setcolor(start) (and num - 1 following colors) drawn pixels will actually refer to.
Note that setting color 0 will modify the background color and that setting any color in range 0 .. 15 will affect the operation of vga_setegacolor(3).
If the VGA_CLUT8 feature is set for the current mode with vga_ext_set(3) the red, green, and blue values are in the range 0 - 255.
The function returns the value of num.
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <[email protected]>. 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 Hanemaayer <[email protected]>.
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.