Composite really slow
Evan K. Langlois
Evan at CoolRunningConcepts.com
Sun Nov 21 21:42:19 PST 2004
> > It's all open source. Someone just needs to find the time to port
> > and the related driver bits to xorg. Unfortunately, it's not a
> > trivial task.
> This may be a stupid question and let me clarify I've no idea about
> XAA or KAA and have never looked at either of them, but can XAA not be
> extended (incompatilbity maybe?) to be better at doing
> render/composite stuff, I don't like the idea of rewriting drivers
> just because some interface is not up to the job....
Yeah, it would seem if its just not up to it, then we aren't being as
efficient as we could be. The linux philosophy seems to be that
innovation is more important than backwards compatibility.
I would think that new drivers for new cards are top priority and fixing
inefficiencies to be second, and adding yet more new features would be
at the end of the chain. I don't personally have the background to work
on this myself though, as much as I'd like to volunteer.
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