Wine integration with native (Gtk, Qt, Cocoa/Carbon) themes
msclrhd at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 14 17:10:02 CST 2009
2009/1/14 Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com>:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 8:37 AM, Reece Dunn <msclrhd at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/11/15 Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com>:
>>> BTW, has anybody noticed a speed problem with our
>>> theme support?
>> If you use some themes (e.g. the Zune theme from Microsoft) then the
>> performance is ok. If you try other themes (e.g. the Gem theme from
>> the StyleXP program) then it renders very slowly - the performance
>> killer in the Gem theme is rendering the parent background for
>> property sheets (e.g. winecfg). This can clearly be seen in winecfg
>> when switching themes.
> FWIW, http://www.ubuntuproductivity.com/journal/software/01/2009/theme-wine-integrate-with-ubuntu-human/
> is a report of a happy user, so I guess the Human theme is ok.
> Maybe the Ubuntu package should come with that theme applied,
> or at least included and easy to turn on.
That's great :).
Not everything works yet (particularly state changes in buttons --
such as pressing a button, or it becoming disabled -- revert it to
non-themed behaviour), but it is getting there.
>> In addition, the DIB engine is likely to prove invaluable here, as
>> there will be a lot of drawing and blitting, which will certainly be
>> killing performance at the moment with the X server round trip.
>> Do you know if the DIB engine is advanced enough to test this? Theming
>> would make an interesting test case.
> Give it a try - somebody posted patches for his own mashup of the DIB
> engine recently...
Will do. I'll also give some games a spin to see if it makes a
difference there as well.
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