AIGLX, metacity, nvidia and Xgl
pinaraf at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 11:45:38 PST 2006
On 2/23/06, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 18:11 +0100, David Reveman wrote:
> > An important reason to why
> > I favor compiz over metacity is that it works with other desktop
> > environments than gnome. I definitely don't want all these effects that
> > people are starting to write to only be usable on one desktop.
> What is the problem with using metacity in other desktop environments ?
Quite simple :
- duplicated libraries in memory
- lack of integration (no DCOP for instance, a really important KDE feature)
- look'n'feel problems
- the other desktops may want to provide their own features
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