XFast 0.9

XFast's goal is to have a slim and fast graphical environment that contains both within the same project.

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XFast's goal is to have a slim and fast graphical environment that contains both within the same project: a replacement for the X-server to give access to the graphics hardware and a WindowManager-like layer that offers user interface elements for ap

Target systems for XFast are (not only) embedded systems with low ressources where it is important to have a UI available with short loading times and low memory consumption. It currently runs at Linux, Windows, PSP and others.

Within the XFast windowing system environment GTK and SDL applications are supported, so there is no need to re-write them. To use them special patched GTK and SDL versions are required, the related patch and build scripts are part of the XFast package.

XFast is a fork of the project Xynth. That project contains very good work. But comparing to it XFast aims to

address more developers to take part at further development and to contribute
is licensed under the GPL to be more open
implement features and make modifications that are not possible with Xynth due to its different philosophy of further development

What's New in This Release:

several bugs fixed
scripts added for easier theme creation
touchscreen-optimized theme added
useles caca video driver removed
lrmi-code replaced by dynamic link to liblrmi
conditional makefile code added for MINGW
copied code removed and replaced by dynamic links to libz, libfreetype, libexpat, libpng; size decreased dramatically by this step
license changed to GPL

Last updated on August 18th, 2008

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