TWIN (tiny window system) on XO.
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jun 11 05:24:50 EDT 2008
Twin is NOT just a window manager (I changed the subject accordingly).
It is a *complete* graphics/windowing system, replacing X11+Cairo
+Window manager with one *really* tiny package. At runtime it needs on
the order of 100 KB (yes that, is *K* byte), making it suitable even
for embedded systems. See
On 10.06.2008, at 15:55, Paul Schulz wrote:
> It has been suggested that I send the following though. People might
> be interesed in the following screenshots :-)
> This software is pretty much Keith Packard's twin software (LGPL),
> I've imported into git.. and rearranged a little.
> It's currently using the X11 display, but there is also an SDL
Would be interesting to see on fbdev ...
While the XO actually has plenty of RAM, we're currently wasting a ton
of it. I'm glad to see experiments for reducing the footprint :)
- Bert -
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