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[directfb-users] Re: Voodoo - question

Quoting Manhart Matthias:
> I found the info about "Voodoo - The network transparency layer of
> DirectFB" on, but i do not understand exactly how i can use
> this feature.
> My idea: I have 2 computers:
> [A] is the main-computer, running a directfb-application.
> [B] is a computer in the same network
> Can i "remote control" the directfb-application on [A] from the other
> computer [B] ? (mouse, keyboard)

No VNC style.

> Can i observe the directfb-application running on [A] from the other
> computer [B] ?

No passive VNC ;)

> What kind of application runs on the computer [B] ? (same
> directfb-application as on [A] ?)

Voodoo is comparable to X11, but for the DirectFB Interfaces;
might be even more comparable to Corba.

You run "dfbproxy" on a machine, like starting an XServer.

You run standard DirectFB executables from another machine with the
option "remote=<host>".

Best regards,
  Denis Oliver Kropp

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