Some question about Xrender and EXA
johnflux at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 03:20:52 PDT 2008
2008/9/16 Alexei Babich <a.babich at rez.ru>:
>> but it
>> sounds like you want to improve the software-rendering speed.
>> If so, it is pixman that you want to profile and improve. EXA just
>> calls on pixman to do the rendering.
> I want to improve rendering speed AND compositing speed too.
> If software rendering for ARM920 cannot be optimized, I want to try implement rendering in hardware (FPGA).
> So, I need more info about it (rendering, composition, EXA-compatible modules an so on). I trying to step-by-step debugging xserver for investigation about function call tree, but using dlopen() and macro-substitution in xserver slows it.
Okay sounds good. Have a look at optimizing pixman in software for
ARM, and then have a look at write an accelerated EXA driver for xorg
for the FPGA.
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