[Spice-devel] Interested in Contributing to SPICE
timothy.sparg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 07:01:59 PDT 2011
The GTK client + the protocol doc should get me pointed in the right
On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Alon Levy <alevy at redhat.com> wrote:
> Some clarifications to what I wrote.
> On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 03:31:01PM +0200, Alon Levy wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 03:15:52PM +0200, Timothy Sparg wrote:
> > > Hi all
> > > I'm interested in the possibilty of contributing a Java based client
> > > the SPICE project.
> > > My long term goal would be to create a reusable viewer component -
> > > same component could then be used to create an applet based viewer
> or a
> > > viewer embedded in a java application.
> > > I'm currently just perusing the SPICE protocol, but i suspect that
> > > will take me a while to start getting my head around it.
> > > What are your views and thoughts as the SPICE developers, would you
> > > interested in somebody working towards the goal of a java based
> > > Where should I get started learning the basics of the SPICE project?
> > > Regards
> > > Tim Sparg
> > Sounds like something a lot of people could use. You have two source code
> > bases to look at, spicec and spice-gtk, for existing clients, though I
> > the later is cleaner. spicec is pretty old, written in C++, spice-gtk is
> C and a
> > year and a half old and the future client, for instance it is the only
> > with support for usb redirection right now.
> I meant the new usb redirection support that is entirely open sourced.
> > The protocol is somewhat documented - the existing documentation is
> > unfortunately old and doesn't cover off screen surfaces. However it is
> > mostly correct, so I'd start reading it, see documents link below.
> > Main urls:
> > documents - http://spice-space.org/documentation.html
> > but with the previous warning - some of it is old and false.
> > source - http://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice
> > the clients are:
> > old client: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice/spice/
> You want the "client" subdirectory, and also the "common" one. The
> server you can ignore.
> > (spicec is a place holder, the old client is meant to be moved
> > there eventually)
> > new client: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice/spice-gtk/
> > building/setup help - http://spice-space.org/page/DeveloperStartPage
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