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Subject: Re: x11 sim with colors

Re: x11 sim with colors

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 01:23:53 +0100

On 29.11.2005, Greg Haerr wrote:

> : I could really use some assistance to make the X11 sim to
> support colors. We
> : have several targets with color LCDs now, and I hope we'll
> see even more of
> : them appearing in the future. Having the x11 sim
> non-functional for these : targets will hamper development.

> I barely have any time either, but can give a code resource
> and consulting for anybody with more time: the Microwindows
> drivers/scr_x11.c driver has simple code to handle color in
> set_color and set_palette.

No palette involved; we need highcolour / truecolour support,
preferably with bearable speed when running X across a network

> It's been a while since I've compiled Rockbox: does the
> win32 version handle colors now? Is MSVC required?

Yes it does handle colour. No MSVC is not required; not even
supported. Mingw is needed, both cygwin gcc and the mingw cross
compiler on debian work. The win32 sim is working under wine,
there are just some button glitches.

Regards, Jens
Received on 2005-11-30

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