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fbmenu (from bootsplash package) is used to show a graphical netprofile menu early in boot. It is currently built with gtk-linux-fb, which is unmaintained and deprecated.

We should package gtk-directfb, and cairo-directfb (since the former requires it).

The patch in bootsplash is quite trivial.

--- bootsplash-3.2.8/fb/Makefile        2007-02-26 12:03:23.000000000 +0100
+++ bootsplash-3.2.8/fb/Makefile      2007-08-01 15:09:12.000000000 +0200
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
        gcc $(GTK_CFLAGS) [...] -pthread -O2 -Wall -lgtk-x11-2.0 -o xmenu fbmenu.c;

 fbmenu: fbmenu.c
-       gcc $(GTK_CFLAGS) [...] -pthread -O2 -Wall -lgtk-linux-fb-2.0 -o fbmenu fbmenu.c;
+       gcc $(GTK_CFLAGS) [...] -pthread -O2 -Wall -lgtk-directfb-2.0 -o fbmenu fbmenu.c;

 progress: progress.c
        $(CC) $(CFLAGS) $(FSFLAGS) -o $@ progress.c

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Olivier Blin (2005)