[compiz] Re: [PATCH] Resize improvements (Multiple resize modes, better aspect ratio constraining)

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Thu Apr 19 11:56:53 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 14:01 -0300, Solerman Kaplon wrote:
> David Reveman escreveu:
> > Compiz has very little to do with resize performance. It's all about
> > offscreen memory management and how fast applications can redraw. Any
> > alternative resize modes that compiz might use like stretching is only
> > ways to avoid resizing.
> >   
> Speaking of that, what happened to that nice trick of creating a 
> screen-sized texture while resizining and drawing the window to that 
> instead of resizing the texture every single movement? I think I heard 
> of it on the xorg list (?)...

The server would have to be extended for that and a screen-sized texture
would probably not be enough as windows can be larger than that. Some
testing should be made first to investigate how much performance we
would gain and whether it's worth it.

- David

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