Xft w/ VNC

Michael Ossmann michael.ossmann "at" alttech.com
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 22:53:29 +0000

On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 03:50:02PM -0800, 'cduck' Chris Grierson wrote:
> is it even a possibility to get Xft support?  that is, 1) has anyone
> managed to do this?

Not that I've heard of.

> and/or 2) does anyone with lower level VNC knowledge know if this is
> even possible?

Probably, but you would have to recompile Xvnc with more recent XFree86
sources than are included with the AT&T release of Xvnc.  If you want to
dive into this, I recommend using TightVNC's Xvnc as a starting point
and submitting anything you come up with to that project.

Mike Ossmann, Tarantella/UNIX Engineer/Instructor
Alternative Technology, Inc.  http://www.alttech.com/
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