Re: JPEG support for backgrounds

sashav (sashav@sprintmail.com)
Sat, 22 Aug 1998 10:34:55 -0500


Mike S. Avelar wrote:
> 
> why don't you just use xloadimage?

To be able to switch between desktops. Capability of using external 
viewers for non XPM files is broken in Pager. This patch fixes it and 
adds some more stuff.

> 
> 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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