Composite Extension Information
clee at freedesktop.org
Sat Nov 13 16:47:09 PST 2004
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|>I'm interested in trying to add native composite support to fvwm. I've
|>had no experience working with things on an X Server level, so this is
|>probably a huge leep from the coding I've been doing previously. I
|>decided to try and look for an API or some developer-oriented docs for
|>the composite extension and see if I could make any sense out of it,
|>but I found nothing. My wild guess would be that this is because the
|>composite extension is still a work in progress. If this is the case,
|>can anyone give me any pointers on how I should get started? Should I
|>just read the source? Is there some documentation out there that I've
| AFAIK, the only documentation is:
| and the Xcomposite.h header.
Actually, you're incorrect.
This needs to be publicized more, but Fredrik Hoglund (one of the KDE
developers) put up a fairly comprehensive HOWTO at
http://ktown.kde.org/~fredrik/composite_howto.html - I'll see about
adding this to the Wiki somewhere.
If you want to implement a compmgr, this is a must-read IMHO.
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