[Inx] Inx Digest, Vol 47, Issue 5
karl at kgoetz.id.au
Sat Feb 24 17:57:48 PST 2018
On 25/2/18 01:46, LM wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018, 4:31 PM Karl wrote:
> Subject: Re: [Inx] Hello old friends
> In all seriousness, almost all of INX should be generic enough to run
> anywhere - it was just things like accessing the frame buffer and
> specific applications which became harder over time.
> If there is interest in reviving INX, I encourage anyone interested to
> run the scripts on their preferred distribution and to coordinate fixes
> to make it work.
> So, is anyone going to work on this?
I haven't seen any activity but as noted previously I'm happy to help
out anyone who is keen to advance the project.
> Another thought, INX would probably port very well to Android. There
> are terminal apps like Termux and Terminal for Android that run command
> line, terminal and ncurses based programs on Android.
I hadn't thought of that before, it is an interesting idea. Is it
possible to run GNU BASH, GNU Coreutils or similar packages? Porting
effort would be directly affected by their availability.
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