glxcompgr without Xgl ?
luca.dionisi at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 07:30:54 PST 2006
On 1/19/06, Matthias Hopf <mhopf at suse.de> wrote:
> On Jan 17, 06 18:20:03 +0100, Luca Dionisi wrote:
> > I will wait. In the mean time, are you aware of any other
> > composite manager that uses OpenGL and maybe faster
> > than "xcompmgr" in rendering transparent windows?
> No. Because for decent speed you don't want to have the window contents
> traveling back and forth to the Xserver for the compose operation -
> which is necessary if you don't have indirect OpenGL rendering, and also
> no address space sharing (which isn't even defined as extension yet, let
> alone been implemented).
> You can have decent compositing speed with xcompmgr, if the Xserver
> allows for accelerated Composite and Render extensions.
To be honest, I didn't get what you are talking about.
Perhaps too much technical and complicated for me. :)
Anyway, using the right options in xorg.conf, I have now
decent speed with xcompmgr.
Thank you very much
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