X lib support for embedded systems.
sijisunny at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 00:21:18 PDT 2010
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 12:33 PM, Praveen J C (RBEI/EST1) <
Praveen.JC at in.bosch.com> wrote:
> Ok its like this:
> Our application was developed using fltk-1.3.x. We have lots of existing
> code that depends on fltk.
> But the person who decided to use fltk-1.3 was really a moron.
> Because, fltk-1.3 was modified by nano-X people to use nxlib interfaces,
> and all to test the nano-X (x server type) library.
> This was a few years back.
> Now we need a change in fltk. fltk-1.3 has latin1 encoding support and we
> need our application to internationalize.
> Now for the same we have an answer with fltk-2.0. It supports utf-8. Also
> note that all of the fltk is built and tested with X11.
> The problem is if I use the same setup, replace fltk-1.3 with fltk-2.0, I
> need to do lots of changes in nxlib and nano-X, for which I do not have
> enough time and also it is risky.
So I think that the easiest solution would be have X11 running on the system
> directly. So that fltk-2.0 runs without any problem.
> Do you follow?
Yes, it's pretty clear now.But forget to mention about the OS part.Do you
have to stick with any specific OS?if no, then I will recommend to use
Angstrom with X(kdrive), which you can build lively by using online builder.
Angstrom repository already contains fltk (not sure about the version).
> *From:* Siji Sunny [mailto:sijisunny at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, 11. August 2010 12:17 PM
> *To:* Praveen J C (RBEI/EST1)
> *Cc:* xorg at lists.freedesktop.org
> *Subject:* Re: X lib support for embedded systems.
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Praveen J C (RBEI/EST1) <
> Praveen.JC at in.bosch.com> wrote:
>> Hello there.
>> I am developing graphics system to one of our touch screen keypad.
>> I planned to use fltk-2.0 to achieve the same.
>> For this I required X11. But as the X11 is very huge, I wanted a slimmed
>> down version of the same.
>> Basically X11 and fltk must occupy not more than 20MB!
>> Fltk basically uses these libraries from X11: -lXext, -lXft, -lXcursor,
>> -lXinerma and -lXi.
>> Can anyone help me in building X11 for my system?
> Not sure what exactly you want to do, there are already lot of options are
> available for embedded systems, Like Angstom, ubuntu-arm,android etc..
> In all those OS having the capability of handling the applications with and
> with out X(frame buffer).
> Instead of fltk, you can give a try with Clutter (Gtk Clutter).
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> Siji Sunny
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