>On Fri, Oct 10, 2004 at 04:10, Thomas Leonard wrote:
>>On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 08:05:27PM +0200, Guillaume Lovet wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been thinking that it might be a good idea to port ROX on DirectFB
>> (for those who don"t know this project, it's a thin graphic library
>> sitting on top of the linux framebuffer); indeed, DFB aims at replacing
>> X on small or embarqued device/systems with limited resources - or just
>> for regular users who consider X's network transparency and all as a
>> useless overhead for their usage.
>> I guess it"d be cool to have a lean and mean filer on such systems...
>> I don't really know the internals of ROX, but as far as I understood it
>> relies mainly on GTK+-2.0, which has been ported to DirectFB already
>> (that is, people of DirectFB wrote a gdk backend with libdirectfb).
>> Actually, I tried to compile ROX myself against my gtk+-directfb-2.0
>> lib, but was stopped by the fact ROX needs some X11 specific gtk2
>> includes (namely gdkx.h).
>> Could this be patched or is ROX conceptually bound to X11 ? I am
>> dreaming (well, almost, heh) of having a Linux-ix86-directfb directory
>> sitting next to Linux-ix86 in my ROX Appdir...
> You'll have to find out whether there are equivalents. Try removing the
> include and see what breaks.
I'm interested in a DirectFB port too, but I wouldn't want to duplicate what
someone else has already done. Has anyone had any luck with this?