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Re: Is gtk-fb still actively maintained?




Modern Xorg is actually a lot more lightweight than you might think.
You might be surprised.

On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 7:34 AM, Woody Wu <narkewoody@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> On Saturday, March 12, 2016, Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>> Hi;
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>> On 12 March 2016 at 15:07, Woody Wu <narkewoody@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Does the ability of gtk can run directly on a frame buffer without X
>> > sill be
>> > actively developed and supported?
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>> No, it hasn't been developed in a very, very long time. The
>> framebuffer backend has been removed ages ago in the 2.x series, and
>> it's not available on 3.x; same for the DirectFB backend.
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> Thanks for the info. It saved my time.
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>> > I am hesitate to install a Xorg sever on a
>> > small device.  Thanks.
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>> I don't see the issue. If it can run GTK then it most definitely can run
>> X.
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> Yes, it can, but need more space and memory.
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>> Ciao,
>>  Emmanuele.
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