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If I could spend a year or two for developing completely new GUI system without any dependency on X-windowing system, what would be the way. Does Mesa OpenGL library depend ...
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- 11-25-2012 #1
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- May 2012
Compleley new Linux GUI system
simply, If I want to write completely new Windowing system, is it possible to count on Mesa or the binary video driver from vendors and the default drivers for input devices???
- 11-26-2012 #2
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- Apr 2009
- I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
Well, in my opinion, if you are asking these questions, you are not yet qualified to do this work... I have spent a lot of time in the past writing graphics primitives to do some of what you suggest you are interesting in accomplishing. It is not simple, and there are HUGE factors you haven't even considered as yet. Study the X-Windows, XOrg sources. They will help a lot to understand what quagmire you are going to fall into...
And good luck.Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!