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Thread: DirectFB 1.6 Is Coming Soon While 2.0 Is Far-Out

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    Default DirectFB 1.6 Is Coming Soon While 2.0 Is Far-Out

    Phoronix: DirectFB 1.6 Is Coming Soon While 2.0 Is Far-Out

    Back in January the release of DirectFB 1.6 was imminent, but then the developers behind this frame-buffer project ended up dragging the release on for stabilization reasons. This month is now the project's revised target for doing the first DirectFB 1.6 stable release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTA2OTc

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    Default DirectFB - what for?

    Is it "Wayland for desktop and DirectFB for embedded devices?"

    Or is it a direct competition for the X Server successor?
    Last edited by Walldorf2000; 03-13-2012 at 12:08 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walldorf2000 View Post
    Is it "Wayland for desktop and DirectFB for embedded devices?"

    Or is it a direct competition for the X Server successor?
    Good question, if it's a complete XServer successor like wayland, why did Wayland get such traction and not these guys, I can see code as old as 7 years.

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