[vbox-dev] Seamless windows using COM

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Tue Sep 22 05:13:28 PDT 2009


Thank you, I'm looking into that.

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Christian Pötzsch
<Christian.Poetzsch at sun.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> the display of the VM window is fully done in the client application.
> This means you didn't get any help from the COM api beside the current
> visible region. You have to implement the IFramebuffer object yourself.
> See VBoxFrameBuffer.cpp in the VirtualBox sources of our Qt GUI. There
> is a method called "SetVisibleRegion". When this method is called you
> can do whatever you want with that info.
> Christian
> Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We are considering using embedding VirtualBox virtualization in an
>> application (we'd buy an OEM license because we want need the
>> commercial version). We would be calling the VBox virtualization
>> engine using the glue COM API. So far it looks very good but I have a
>> doubt regarding seamless windows.
>> I have read the SDK reference documentation but I cannot find any
>> mention of how to use seamless windows from the API (using MSCOM,
>> XPCOM or the glue COM). Is it possible at all? Or should I just use
>> rdesktop-vrdp? If the latter, what are the parameters I should use
>> (I've tried "rdesktop -A host" to the VirtualBox host machine but it
>> shows the full desktop) ?
>> Thank you.
> --
> Dr. Christian Pötzsch    Sun Microsystems    http://www.sun.com/

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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