[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] GTK2 Port

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Aug 1 20:26:49 CEST 2003

On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 02:36:07PM +0200, Daniel Egger wrote:
> Am Fre, 2003-08-01 um 11.46 schrieb Arpi:
> > Nice.
> > Btw without somehow adding gtk1 compatibility, i doubt it will be accepted
> > for mplayer cvs.
> Who needs gtk1 compatibility? It's deprecated, not remotely as much
> portable and it looks like crap on modern systems.

If I wanted a gui (thankfully I don't), I would want gtk1 support.
>From what I've heard, gtk2 is rather bloated. I don't like eye candy;
when I run X, it's fvwm or twm all the way.

On the other hand, it's likely that people like myself have no
intention of compiling the gui anyway, so only supporting gtk2 might
be just fine. :)

> For those of you who are favouring the framebuffer for displaying videos
> there's also a goodie: gtk2 has a directfb backend.

Haha, isn't the point of using fb to avoid gui mess?? Oh, yeah, it's
also a lot faster too... :)


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