D for OpenMoko development?
dhasenan at gmail.com
Fri May 2 22:36:55 PDT 2008
> I'm thinking about writing a task manager application to run on both PCs
> and on the FreeRunner phone running OpenMoko.
> The openmoko environment is based on GTK, so the plan is the write the
> UI in GTK using D. The freerunner phone on which OpenMoko runs uses an
> ARM chip, so I'm assuming I'd need to use the GCC version of D.
> Anyway, my question is how feasable is this going to be? I haven't done
> development for a phone like this before, nor have I used D extensively.
> So I'd kind of like some feedback before I invest a whole lot of time.
> If anyone has some experience with cross compiling for another
> processor/environment, or anything else re this that would be
> enlightening, I'd like to know. Thanks!
Other people have had success using D on Nokia phones, I believe, though
I haven't heard from them personally. I'll be able to tell you more if
and when I get a Freerunner.
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