Re: JPEG support for backgrounds

Mike S. Avelar (avelar@netrover.com)
Fri, 21 Aug 1998 18:31:38 -0400


why don't you just use xloadimage?

Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us wrote:

> >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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