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Re: [MiNT] gtk2 and gem/vdi (was: Re: X server bug?)

On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 02:50, Standa Opichal wrote:
> Hi Mark!
> Good work!
> On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Mark Duckworth wrote:
> > mduckworth@pikachu mduckworth $ gtk-demo
> > Xlib:  extension "RENDER" missing on display "washi:0.0".
> Well, seems rather like a feature. Looks like we don't have the Xrender
> compiled in...
> > a falcon native gtk2 app displayed on the falcon.  I think it's unlikely
> > that this is a gtk2 bug because they don't tend to go unnoticed for very
> > long.  The bug seems to be in the gtk code to find out which screen is
> > the xroot_window.  Any ideas on where to start.  Anyone interested in
> > looking at the code I have?
> Perhaps it is the time to get into gem/vdi instead X11? What is that
> status/intentions regarding this?
> best regards
> STan

The intentions are there and strong, but the status is that it hasn't
started to happen yet.  Looks basically like gtk has a series of
functions to draw a rectangle, ellipse, etc, and these would all simply
need to be the vdi equivalent.  Probably the biggest problem would be

I do wish our X server could handle current applications too though.  Or
of course that these current applications are bug free (if the situation
is vice versa).