[compiz] Blur bugs and slowdown :(

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Wed Feb 28 08:03:25 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 13:03 -0700, Mike Cook wrote:
> >>> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 12:49 PM, Bellegarde Cedric wrote: 
> > Just find another thing...
> > 
> > Blur alpha effect is present for every alpha effect in compiz: fade, 
> > minimize, scale...
> Ah, that reminds me...  I found that if you zoom in, you can see that
> the blur effect stays at it's usual radius.  Meaning, if you zoom in
> things behind the window will still be blurred but at the original blur
> radius and not at the magnified.  So in effect it looks less blurry.
> Anyway, not sure it's something worth fixing, but I thought it worth
> mentioning.

Yes, it's hard to fix that. I think that only solution I can think of is
to have the zoom plugin render the screen to an fbo and then zoom in to
that instead but we don't really want that.

- David

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