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Re: drop the gtk frontend, use gnewt instead?



On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 12:43:16AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Raphael Hertzog]
> > But gnewt needs X ... I always thought that the we wanted gtkfb because
> > of the use of the framebuffer that is available on all architectures (at
> > least way more easily than an autoconfigured Xfree) ...
> 
> I hoped it only used gtk, and that gtkfb would work as a replacement.
> I admit I am only guessing here.  On the other hand, I noticed someone
> on #debian-boot yesterday testing X instead of gtkfb, so it might be
> no problem using gnewt with X.

Actually, the gtk frontend uses gtk-directfb. 

http://www.directfb.org

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