[kaffe] Classpath AWT progress.

James Simmons jsimmons at infradead.org
Thu Dec 4 16:18:01 PST 2003

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 13:42, James Simmons wrote:
> >    Just wanted to give up a update at where I am on the port. I have all 
> > the skeleton classes avalable for a xlib peer. No functionality. I attempted 
> > to make a XFramePeer class but the under lying structue was missing. The 
> > under lying structures are GraphicsEnvironment, GraphicsDevice and friends. 
> > The current classpath implementation is not done so I have started to work on 
> > a full working implementation of these classes. 
> >    I modified GraphicsEnvironment.java in java.awt to actually work 
> > somewhat. Then I created a ClasspathGraphicsEnvironment.java to handle all 
> > the different types of GraphicsDevices. I created a XGraphicsDevice class.
> > In the java specs there is one GraphicsDevice for each screen. At present 
> > the code is incomplete. If you want I can attach the code I currently have 
> > and if any one wants to play with it be my guest.
> > 
> Wow, great to hear that someone is tackling this section of the API! 
> Can you post a patch to the Classpath list?  A lot of AWT/Swing
> discussions take place there, so you'll probably get some feedback on
> the approach you're taking.

Give me a few days to get a patch going. At present I'm working on code 
that hits two targets, X windows and the linux framebuffer console. I want 
to get a system going that runs on X windows and the framebuffer console 
at the same time!!!

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