[xmonad] [OT] background image

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Wed Apr 2 00:12:20 EDT 2008

* Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> [2008-04-01 20:04:38-0400]
> On Apr 1, 2008, at 20:01 , Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
>> So, how can I do better? Does X renders jpeg itself, or qiv converts
>> jpeg to some other format? Then preliminary converting would also save
>> the time.
> X11 doesn't speak any file-based format.  There are some formats which 
> are close to the wire protocol:  xbm for fonts, cursors, and depth-1 
> windows, and xpm for other bit depths.  But when it comes down to it, the 
> program has to read whatever format you give it and populate a Pixmap, 
> then blit that to the window.

Pretty close to what I expected. So, are there programs capable of
converting jpegs to pixmaps and saving to file? qiv doesn't seem to have
such option.

Roman I. Cheplyaka :: http://ro-che.info/
...being in love is totally punk rock...
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