On GDP applications size and ivi configure event

Jacobo Aragunde Pérez jaragunde at igalia.com
Fri Jan 13 11:03:03 EST 2017

Thank you! Unfortunately I won't have access to the dev board until
Monday, I will ping you back then.

Have a nice weekend!
Jacobo Aragunde
Software Engineer at Igalia

On 13/01/17 16:11, Ucan, Emre (ADITG/SW1) wrote:
> Hi,
> Can you send me the output of "LayerManagerControl get scene" command, when the content of the browser is displayed with wrong proportions ?
> Best regards
> Emre Ucan
> Software Group I (ADITG/SW1)
> Tel. +49 5121 49 6937
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: genivi-ivi-layer-management [mailto:genivi-ivi-layer-management-
>> bounces at mailman1.genivi.org] On Behalf Of Jacobo Aragunde Pérez
>> Sent: Freitag, 13. Januar 2017 14:09
>> To: genivi-ivi-layer-management at mailman1.genivi.org
>> Cc: genivi-projects at lists.genivi.org
>> Subject: On GDP applications size and ivi configure event
>> Hi,
>> I'm working to adapt Chromium to the GDP. It's working now, with weird
>> screen proportions as you can see in the picture at [1] :) The cause is
>> the default window size doesn't match the size of the surface that the
>> GDP HMI has reserved for the program.
>> According to the IVI extension protocol, I'd expect the "configure"
>> event of the "ivi_surface" interface to be in charge of the screen size
>> negotiation. To learn how it works, I studied the MockNavigation app
>> but, despite having registered a listener the configure event, the
>> function seems to never be invoked.
>> I've also found out that other GDP sample applications just have their
>> surface sizes hard-coded so they get the proper size [2][3] and they
>> don't take care of that event.
>> Finally, I was reading the back-log of the IVI-LM mailing list and found
>> an email [4] where the process of the configure event is explained. It
>> also says it's on the to-do list so I have a couple of questions:
>> * Is the implementation of "configure" still pending? So, the results I
>> get in my test with the MockNavigation application are explained because
>> the configure event is never sent?
>> * As things stand now, would you just use a fixed window size for
>> browser windows that matches the GDP HMI proportions?
>> Thanks in advance!
>> [1] http://blogs.igalia.com/jaragunde/2017/01/11/genivi-fying-chromium/
>> [2] https://github.com/GENIVI/HVAC/blob/master/Main.qml
>> [3] https://github.com/GENIVI/FMRadio/blob/master/Main.qml
>> [4]
>> http://lists.genivi.org/pipermail/genivi-ivi-layer-management/2016-
>> September/004218.html
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>> Jacobo Aragunde
>> Software Engineer at Igalia
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