Re: Shrinking GTK for PDA usage
- From: Sven Neumann <sven gimp org>
- To: Luis Oliveira <luismbo netcabo pt>
- Cc: gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Shrinking GTK for PDA usage
- Date: 16 Jun 2002 13:47:36 +0200
Luis Oliveira <luismbo netcabo pt> writes:
> I am trying to package GTK 2.0 for my PDA, but it won't get adopted if
> it's too big.
> These are the libs currently installed on my pda:
> 230 libgdk-1.2.so.0.9.1
> 84 libgdk_pixbuf.so.2.0.0
> 169 libglib-1.2.so.0.0.10
> 1463 libgtk-1.2.so.0.9.1
> 1946 total
> These are the ones I compiled:
> 88 libatk-1.0.so
> 344 libgdk-x11-2.0.so
> 84 libgdk_pixbuf.so
> 404 libglib-2.0.so
> 2044 libgtk-x11-2.0.so
> 2964 total
> So, gtk 2.0 is about 1M bigger, which is quite a bit for a pda.
> I would like to know if there is something I can do to shrink gtk's
> size. Someone mentioned removing deprecated widgets, how can I do that?
basically you remove the widgets you don't need from the GTK+
Makefile.am. We have successfullyq shrinked GTK+ to a third by doing
so. Of course only very few and simple widgets have been left in.
> Are there any other ways to shrink it?
you could replace X11 with DirectFB (see
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