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Re: Replacement for XFree86...
Dmitry Lohansky wrote:
> Hello Mayuresh,
> Tuesday, February 17, 2004, 12:41:51 PM, you wrote:
> MK> Hi all,
> MK> In continuum to the current discussion about XFree86 and some hints about
> MK> writing a new GUI environment I would like to suggest that we port the
> MK> Linux Framebuffer to OpenBSD.
> MK> Quite sometime ago I had written a GUI environment for Linux which did not
> MK> use the X Windowing System, I could probably port it over to OpenBSD.
> MK> Cheers,
> MK> ~Mayuresh
> Linux Frame Buffer - GPL.
> I think the better solution - porting svgalib. Their license:
> sq$ cat LICENSE
> This package is copyrighted by the people who wrote it.
> You may do with it whatever you want.
> I already ported graphic part of svgalib-1.4.3 to OpenBSD.
KGI (http://people.freebsd.org/~nsouch/kgi4BSD/) is one way to go if you
want to replace the XFree86 server by something different.
Current problems are that acceleration support is minimal.