Re: Building multiple backends on on same system

On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 12:53 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 12/05/10 17:14, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > Then we add a GdkBackend type that each backend implements. This is a
> > singleton created at init to hang global stuff off. Its also useful for
> > backend specific code.
> Would it be possible to allow multiple backends at runtime?  Imagine, moving
> your app currently running on your desktop to running on broadway without
> restarting it...

I think it will be kinda hard. It will require passing a GdkBackend to
all global gdk functions, which is a huge API break.

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