Re: [dev] rio for linux

From: Henrique Lengler <>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:12:47 +0000

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 09:57:12PM +0000, Henrique Lengler wrote:
> Reviving this old thread:
> This is the only thread I found talking about have something like rio on Linux
> After read Rob Pike documents about rio, and window systems in general, I got
> very interested in it.
> He talks about how window systems can be less complicated, and he describe a
> very interesting design of one. This design is used in rio.
> So I'm thinking how something like this be implemented in a normal Linux or BSD.
> The three documents that have their links on the footer, have a lot of
> information about this design, that I found very interesting.
> If the author of the first post continue interested or already did some work, I
> would like to know.
> What do you guys think?
> The documents:
> Regards,
> --
> Henrique Lengler

I'm studying the linux kernel, and looks like framebuffer is very close to the rio design.
I think about a application to manage the acess to it, like a graphics multiplexer.

Henrique Lengler
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