[fpc-pascal] FPC + fpGUI + Raspberry Pi = fantastic

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Sep 14 19:02:07 CEST 2012

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 14/09/12 14:22, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> It was just an idle query... it might turn out to be possible to build
>> it by taking sources of about the right age from e.g. Slackware 8.1, but
>> right now I've got too much else on my plate to get into this.
> Thinking about it, there is a 100% Pascal implementation of Xft. I read 
> about it in the Lazarus Forums, and I think it is used in 
> LCL-CustomDrawn widgetset. I don't know how complete that implementation 
> is compared to the Xft library though. So if you really wanted to, you 
> could use that instead of linking to the Xft library.

Interesting, and again something that could be useful as a way of 
broadening FPC's platform support.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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