[kaffe] AWT on GTK+ without X?

Yifan Chen yifan_chen at gemtek.com.tw
Fri Oct 19 01:18:26 PDT 2007

Thank you Alper.

At this time we don't plan to change to another Windowing System.
Is it possible to port kaffe AWT with GTK+ backend but without Xlibs? Or I 
can only choose kawt for DirectFB backend? If so, what kaffe version is 
recommended for kawt?

Yifan Chen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alper Akcan" <alper at kaffe.org>
To: "Yifan_Chen-陳逸帆" <yifan_chen at gemtek.com.tw>
Cc: <kaffe at kaffe.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [kaffe] AWT on GTK+ without X?

> Hi,
> You may want to check the kaffe-1.1.8 version, and Xynth AWT backend.
> Alper Akcan.
> Yifan_Chen-陳逸帆 wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm new to embedded Java and I have a question about kaffe AWT backend.
>> I'm porting kaffe to my target board which has a SuperH processor. My
>> kaffe version is 1.1.7. I've successfully cross-compiled the kaffe and
>> ported it to the board without AWT (with configure argument
>> --without-x --disable-gtk-peer). But now I need AWT for my
>> application. And I got some trouble porting it again with AWT.
>> We do not have X on the board. We choosed DirectFB as our Graphics
>> system and we have GTK+ on the top of it. I know that kaffe's AWT
>> implementation is based on GTK+ from GNU Classpath, and X libraries
>> are usually required for GTK+. But since we've built our GTK+ with
>> DirectFB rather than X, is there any way to build kaffe with AWT
>> support on my target?
>> I read FAQ.awt and knew that there is a DirectFB AWT backend for
>> kaffe, but still I would like to know first if I'm able to build
>> kaffe's AWT on GTK+ without X.
>> Best Regards,
>> Yifan Chen
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