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[Lcdproc] New glcd driver - your opinion?


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  • From: bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de (Markus Dolze)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] New glcd driver - your opinion?
  • Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:22:39 +0200

On 14.09.2011 13:50, Peter Buelow wrote:
> I like the idea, but what if instead of doing graphical operations
> directly to a framebuffer, the driver made it possible to connect to
> existing framebuffer frameworks (QT or directfb as examples) without
> very much effort. I've been thinking about doing a similar driver
> using QT to draw to the LCD screen for devices such as the following
> (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811280027). I
> am interested in getting this working for a MythTV project I want to
> do, and having a way to easily connect the display to LCDProc would be
> great.
>
> Or quite honestly, you could just write a QT driver to render to a QT
> framebuffer. Let QT do the heavy lifting (fonts, display control,
> etc), and you can concentrate on layout and messaging. I'm not trying
> to pass my project on to you, but it seems you want to do a bunch of
> work that others have already done. I say leverage existing frameworks.
>
> -Pete
>

Hi,

the use of existing libraries is planned, although it will be Freetype.
Right now I am collecting ideas so I will take a look at your suggestions.

Markus







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