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Re: Suggestions needed for gtk frontend for cdebconf

* Bastian Blank wrote:

> > Against libdirectfb:
> > - vt switching not supported. This is only for the moment, I just
> >   recieved word, that it is supported in the cvs version
> i ask for support a long time ago but had no time to write a patch.

It must be a brand-new feature, available already on cvs:

> > - does not (yet?) support vga16fb 
> why should it not support vga16fb? it uses plain fb devices and look on
> the accelerator id for additional things.

I tried it out but it did not work. I asked on the directfb
mailinglist for support, find the relevant thread here:


> > Against X:
> > - larger than libdirectfb (is this true?)
> /usr/lib/libdirectfb-0.9.so.18.0.0: 228kb
> /usr/lib/directfb-0.9.18/inputdrivers/libdirectfb_keyboard.so: 10kb
> /usr/lib/directfb-0.9.18/inputdrivers/libdirectfb_ps2mouse.so: 10kb
> /usr/lib/directfb-0.9.18/inputdrivers/libdirectfb_serialmouse.so: 9kb
> /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86: 1500kb

The tiny X Server should be substantially smaller. Unfortunatly I do
not have any numbers presently:



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