New version of sgt-puzzles, and a launcher for it
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 12:03:36 CEST 2009
I like the launcher!
On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 7:12 AM, EdorFaus <edorfaus at xepher.net> wrote:
> I finally got some time to set everything up for these things.
> A new version of sgt-puzzles is now in the repository, and also uploaded
> opkg.org. There's now a new homepage for it, and the code (for the
> system, patches etc) is available in svn.
> This package includes a shell script that lets users disable/enable
> desktop icons, making it possible to reduce the number even without
> a launcher. It also includes some basic support for launchers,
> removing the desktop icons when a compatible launcher is installed, except
> those icons that have been explicitly enabled (so you can have both a
> launcher, and your favorite games on the desktop for quick access).
> More details on the homepage.
> I've also created such a launcher, and packaged it separately. It is fairly
> simple, just displays a grid of plain buttons, but space is so limited due
> the number of games that I'm not sure how to fit anything more fancy
> If someone wants to make a better launcher, there are details for the
> interaction between them on the homepage.
> The launcher is also available in the repository and on opkg.org,
> is in an svn repo, and it has its own homepage with more information.
> To make it easier to discover the launcher, the sgt-puzzles package
> it - opkg apparently mentions suggestions when installing the package. :)
> One thing I haven't gotten the launcher to do yet, is single-instancing the
> games. I'm not sure what the best approach for that would be - looking for
> open X windows? looking for running processes? is there a standard way of
> doing this, that would work here? (keep in mind the launcher doesn't stay
> running after selecting a game, so looking at the process tree doesn't
> On the other hand I'm not sure how important it is, either.
>  http://ipk.edorfaus.info/armv4t
>  http://www.opkg.org/package_283.html
>  http://om.edorfaus.info/sgt-puzzles/
>  http://svn.edorfaus.info/om/sgt-puzzles/trunk
>  http://www.opkg.org/package_286.html
>  http://svn.edorfaus.info/om/sgt-puzzles-launcher/trunk
>  http://om.edorfaus.info/sgt-puzzles/launcher/
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