[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Porting X application?

From: Felix Breuer felix at fbreuer.de
Date: Wed Mar 1 14:06:32 EET 2006
On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 15:49 +0100, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> > How much work is it to port such an app? Would I have to make it
> > use the Hildon libs first? Or can I just build/link TeXmacs
> > against Maemo's X server and that's it?
> Well theoretically it should be enough to just re-compile and use it,
> however its quite likely you'll run into some problems:
> * Maemo's X server has sometimes a bit different ideas how things should be
> * No input is possible for plain X applications, for now you need to
> use GTK if you want to access 770's virtual keyboard.

Is there some sort of auxiliary app that can use GTK/Hildon to retrieve
virtual keyboard input and feed that to a plain X app as X events? If
not, would it be possible to write such a thing?


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