nanogui: NanoX version 0.3 released
RE: NanoX version 0.3 released
Alexander Peuchert ####@####.####
12 May 1999 07:08:00 -0000
On Tue, 11 May 1999, Alex Holden wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 1999, Alexander Peuchert wrote:
> > Same for me, if my Geofox will ever be built :-(.
> Yes, I know, mine still hasn't arrived either. They have promised that it
> is about to be built, and mine will be one of the first of the next batch
> to be despatched, but I've yet to see it...
They said, mine would be built this week. But I'm a little bit sceptic,
... also with the shipment to germany.
> > I think, additionally the glib and a windowing system like nano-X is
> > needed. And space for the apps and execution space and space for the
> > kernel and ...
> Yes, but:
> [root@hyperspace stuff]# ls -l
> total 1205
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 153056 May 11 15:25 libgdk.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 106248 May 11 15:23 libglib.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 965768 May 11 15:25 libgtk.a
> [root@hyperspace stuff]#
> libglib is only 100KB or so, our gdk can probably be kept down to 100KB or
> so, and there may well be some stuff we can strip out of gtk+. Plus, if
> they are physically stored on CF, then only the code which is being used
> will get mapped into RAM... I think the 8MB of the Psion 5 might well be
> too little to run any largish GTK+ apps, but the 16MB Geofox ought to be
> able to cope (I hope).
But I also want a Linux PDA suite to run on both without any CF. Otherwise
the w?????s CE people will laught at us.
> > I can't tell you, if that would give a usable system. I want to use 'my'
> > geofox on a daily bases, if possible, not as a technology study.
> Well, I'd like to use mine for both.
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