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Re: [MiNT] Virtual Consoles (found it :-)
Peter Persson wrote:
After lots of digging I found the vcons sources in a pretty obvious
Is it the latest version? I have modified it at one point in time and
then somebody else hacked on it as well.
I've only browsed them briefly, but before I spend too much time with
it I would like to know in what way it is considered a dirty hack
(apart from the obvous - messing with video hardware etc.).
Messing with video (and I think also keyboard) is not enough for you to
call it a dirty hack? :-)
You sound like you want to fix the Vconsoles by reimplementing the dirty
parts by system clean programming. With VDI under kernel control it
would probably be possible. Or maybe implement it completely in user