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Re: [trinity-devel] Re: [Bulk] Re: [trinity-devel] Help porting KDE3 app to trinity

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:49:00 +0900
On 2016/03/22 12:22 AM, Russell Brown wrote:
> Quoth Michele Calgaro.....
>> <snip>
> Ta for the debian build hints.  This one "dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc"
> worked with the addition of a -b.
>> by the way Russell, is there any change between konsole and klt that is worth considering adding to Konsole?
> AFAIR (it was some years back that I hacked it together) most of the
> changes were to take stuff out (shell access, multiple tabs etc) for a
> turnkey system.  About the only addition was a writable status line on
> the bottom and 80/132 column flipping with some auto-resizing of the
> font if 132 columns at the current font won't fit on the current
> display.
> Our legacy stuff (some 3,000+ programs so a quick rewrite isn't going to
> happen quickly!) was written using ncurses for a VT100 style terminals
> (actually Wyse 120s if anyone remembers them).  It doesn't play well
> with the screen being resized (difficult to do on a VT100!), is fussy
> about fonts etc etc; hence KLT.
> However, If someone wants a more kiosked konsole they're welcome to it.
> The only 'gotcha' that I know of is that it's hard wired to run
> "/usr/local/bin/menu" when it starts but you can call it with "-e
> /bin/sh" or hack the code :-)
Thanks for the explanation. Since Slavek has already ported this to R14.0.x, we could as well add it as a standalone
application. I will discuss with him first ;-)