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Month: June 2017

Re: [trinity-devel] TDE Fundraiser

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 13:22:25 -0500
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> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 12:05 AM, Timothy Pearson
> <kb9vqf@...> wrote:
>> Actually, TDE on an EOMA68
>  EOMA68 is a standard.  you may be referring to the first computer
> card in the series, called the EOMA68-A20.
>> could be interesting, though I haven't really
>> looked into what would be needed to precompile an image for it.
>  done already. tested the armhf packages - they installed and worked
> perfectly on an already-prepared debian/testing rootfs i had around.
> the speed and startup time was impressive.
>  i am considering deploying TDE on the 800-or-so cards going out on
> the crowdsupply campaign.

This sounds great!

> if however qt5 or systemd is to become an
> integral part of TDE i would reconsider that decision.  qt5 because it
> so heavy compared to qt3 that i would be deeply concerned about it
> over-burdening these low-power devices (qt3 is extremely
> light-weight), and systemd because of both the resource
> over-utilisation as well as the lack of accountability, security
> risks, design flaws and the many other factors which are well-known
> and do not need to be discussed further.

This is not in our roadmap at all.  The prelimiary work I've done to see
if we can gain Wayland support centers around moving drawing to GTK3; Qt4+
are a non-starter in my mind for exactly the same reasons you mention

If there is anything I can do to help get TDE onto these systems please
let me know!

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