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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Bug Fixers Needed

From: Martin Braun (CEL)
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Bug Fixers Needed
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 17:09:53 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 03:54:49PM -0500, Marcus D. Leech wrote:
> [...]
> >I think we could detect this feature and change the label text to "crash
> >me" if not present.
> >
> My preference for this one is to simply disable the feature
> altogether until someone does a top-to-bottom re-write of our
>   use of wxGUI/PyGl that manages, as if by magic, to successfully
> skirt around all the bugs in OpenGL.  OpenGL is a farking
>   minefield of "oh sorry, that feature is now a hardware dependent
> feature, and you don't have this weeks hardware, so,
>   well, SEGFAULT".
> Does the relatively-simple 2D rendering done by GNu Radio graphs
> really require OpenGL?  I"m not an expert, by any means,
>   but those types of graphs (simple line graphs, and even the
> waterfall) were the sorts of things we were doing over 100Mbit
>   connections to an X-terminal 20 years ago.  No OpenGL.

So, any volunteers?


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