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Re: non-x window manager


From: Rogelio M . Serrano Jr .
Subject: Re: non-x window manager
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 09:08:01 +0800

On 2003-10-22 08:54:04 +0800 Chris B. Vetter <address@hidden> wrote:

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 08:35:22 +0800
"Rogelio M.Serrano Jr." <address@hidden> wrote:
is there a gnustep window manager that uses only gnustep-gui? no x dependency at all.

Currently, no.

Is it possible to create one?

Yes. But you will have to consider two things:

1) -gui is not thread-safe
2) what about non-GNUstep applications, ie. legacy X11 programs?

The best way to do that (ie. solve the problem of #2) would be a backend
that had an integrated window manager.


That means an x backend will have an integrated x window manager and a directfb backend will also have its integrated window manager? How would legacy x11 programs with direct dependencies on x work on a direcfb system?





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