[haiku-appserver] Re: input issues

  • From: "Rudolf" <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 10:41:27 +0200 CEST

Hi,

Stephan wrote:

> Hi J=E9r=F4me,
> 
> > BTW, app=5Fserver should also send messages when workspace 
> > resolution 
> > changes (or
> > use a mechanism to be notified about it).
> > Can i help to add such mechanism in app=5Fserver (keeping any 
> > existing 
> > code
> > surely) =3F
> 
> Yes, please go ahead (my two cents). Keep in mind that the screen 
> resolutions as they are setup now are pretty static, just to get 
> things 
> going. So this code needs an overhaul anyways (Desktop.cpp). I don't 
> quite understand all it myself, but I think that the restrictions the 
> graphics hardware imposes should be regarded by the code setting up 
> the 
> screen. The DisplayDriver class has methods for querying the possible 
> resolutions and all, which should already work AFAIKT.

I hope everyone knows about slopspace possibly needed in the Desktop 
(frame_buffer_config) ?
For instance a 800x600 mode in 8-bit depth is notorious for needing 
slopspace (as this space cannot be done literally by a lot of 
hardware....)

Rudolf.


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