Re: JPEG support for backgrounds

Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 16:50:49 -0500



>David Taylor <n9506769@scholar.nepean.uws.edu.au> writes:
>
>> Are there plans to integrate JPEG support into the next release of
>> AfterStep so that people like myself can use full screen background
images
>> without slowing down the window manager so much?  I have a background
>> image (xpm) at the moment that is just under 1Mb in size as an xpm... as
a
>> jpeg it is around 300K (w/out compression).
>
>You can right now also use jpeg as background when you use xv (or better
>xli or xloadimage) to load the picture and not the pager. You just need to
>comment out the respective parts of the pager config file and to put into
>your ~/G/L/A/autoexec file something like:
>Exec "I" xv -root -quit file.jpg or (if supported)
>Exec "I" xli -onroot file.jpg
>HTH
>Tomas

Grab the

backgr2+fast_1.5.7_clean.patch.tgz

patch if you run 1.5pre#, or
backgr1.4.5patch.gz

if 1.4.#

off :
ftp://ftp.the-site.dyn.ml.org/Linux/AfterStep/devel/unreleased_patches/

read Backgrounds.readme,
 and  send me your bug reports.
Sasha



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