Including a splash screen
jani at ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 4 07:12:53 UTC 2007
Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Well, we have 3 different types of installs to cater towards.
> Includes MythFrontend / Auto login
> Includes MythFrontend, no auto login
> Doesn't include MythFrontend
> The only type that it would really be necessary for is the Includes MythFrontend
> / Auto login. This session goes through and starts mythfrontend as one of its
> automatic startup apps (via ~/.config/autostart/blah.desktop). Mythfrontend has
> to scale some themes, so it can be a lengthy login.
cannot those be precomputed? Or do they change based on what's on TV? :)
> The other two types, it's not a big deal.
> When you say it was a maintenance burden, i'm imagining this was because you had
> to copy the sources from another source package manually and modify them? I can
> imagine that did look pretty slick with a running mouse though :)
It was a patch to xfce4-session which touched autoconf stuff hence was a
big and ugly diff. If you look in the pool for the dapper version of
xfce4-session you can probably fish out the patch. Although having a
separate source package may be easier.
indeed it looked sweet imho, it was based in this original gif. Oh, the
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