[Openmcl-devel] The Objective-C Bridge and Clozure CL IDE with Linux and GNUstep

Adam Jensen hanzer at riseup.net
Fri Jun 19 16:14:22 UTC 2015


On Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:08:42 +0200
Tomas Hlavaty <tom at logand.com> wrote:

> there is also gtk-server which doesn't need ffi at all and might be
> enough for your needs.  It's quite nice to keep the GUI toolkit part in
> a separate process and communicate via normal streams; you can even run
> an app on a headless server with the non-web gui part on your laptop.
> You get network transparent GUI for free.

Thanks for the pointer to [gtk-server](http://www.gtk-server.org/). The technique is interesting but after closer inspection the project seems to be waning.

[Last Update: 2013-03-26](http://sourceforge.net/projects/gtk-server/)
[mailing list](http://www.freelists.org/archive/gtk-server/)

Have you, Tomas (or anyone), used it recently in a Common Lisp project? It would be super nice to see a comprehensive step-by-step example that starts with installing the gtk-server dependencies, compiling the source, configuring a GUI, then interfacing from CCL.



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