Re: xplanet project - volunteers sought
On Sat, 2 Oct 1999, Randolph Chung wrote:
> 2) more importantly though, xplanet uses imlib, which requires a X display
> to run. This means that we can't generate the map easily from a
> non-interactive script (like a crontab or something)
> Would someone be interested/willing to look at the xplanet code and patch
> together something that uses, say, libjpeg instead of imlib? Please email me
> if you are willing to take this one. Thanks!
Sorry, I didn't have time to look at the source code in the near future.
But it is not necessary for all jobs to have a X display to run. In the
image viewer paul I use some ImLib-procedures also in batch-mode. May
be you have a look at it. Of course you can ask me for problems with
paul or how to solve certain tasks in batchmode. Definitely loading
and saving files doesn't require an X display and this might be what