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Re: [Gnash-dev] plugin works!

From: Stephen Heuer
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] plugin works!
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 18:04:32 -0500

I look forward to testing the plugin :)

Let me know when the code is in CVS and ready to be tested.

On 3/28/06, Rob Savoye <address@hidden> wrote:
> I just got the first version of the plugin working! In experimenting, I
> noticed that if I fork'd the standalone player from Firefox like
> MozPLugger does, the rendered movie would show just fine. The only
> problem was there was no support for events. I just rewrote the
> standalone player to use GTK2+ with GtkGlExt. This handles events and
> menus, so now Gnash has a right-click mouse menu. (an ifdef swaps
> between SDL or GTK support) The menu doesn't do anything yet, but "Quit"
> works.
> For some reason gtk_plug() wasn't working the way I thought it should,
> but if I create a new top level window, the movie renders just fine. The
> only problem with this approach is that as you web surf, all Flash movie
> ads become popups... :-(
> Another issue is everything is being mirrored as if point 0,0 went from
> the upper left corner to the lower right corner. I imagine that's
> probably got to do with how I setup the window. I'm still cramming GTK
> programming...
> Something I discovered that unfortunately would be a big project is that
> since GTK is very event based, I have to grab the events, blow off
> gtk_main() processing, and then poll the gtk event loop directly. This
> is a bit sluggish. Ideally Gnash should be changed to be purely event
> driven (something I've wanted to do for a long time), but this would
> require a major change to how the code is structured I think.
> I'll cleanup my code so it's in a form suitable to check in. It's pretty
> ugly right now from lots of trail and error experimenting. The other
> downside is this requires GtkGlExt, which forces a bunch of new
> dependencies like pango, glib, atk, and cairo.
>         - rob -
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