[maemo-users] maemo on GTK FB

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Mon Jun 30 17:47:26 EEST 2008
On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 09:25:49AM -0500, sandeepsp at mistralsolutions.com wrote:
> I am a newbie to maemo framework. I am trying to port maemo and -  
> maemo based apps like web browser -  to the OMAP 3430 based hardware.  
> Does maemo runs over GtkFB or GTK over DirectFB ? has anyone tried it  
> ? Since running GTK+ over X will increase the total size of the file  
> system, I am looking out for alternatives.
> Please let me know if anyone has run maemo on GTK FB or directFB,  
> whether it has any limitations on applications and also approximate  
> footprint (size).

I've heard that running Gtk+ over DirectFB gives you slower UI than
running it on top of X.  I think I heard it in the X.org talk by Keith
Packard and Bart Massey:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oFxhqYn-g0

Marius Gedminas
Professionalism has no place in art, and hacking is art.  Software Engineering
might be science; but that's not what I do.  I'm a hacker, not an engineer.
        -- jwz
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