Dropping X11 VCL backend
chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 13:24:13 UTC 2020
On 29 Dec 2020, at 6:43 pm, rene at rene-engelhard.de wrote:
> Am 29. Dezember 2020 07:13:08 MEZ schrieb Chris Sherlock <chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com>:
>> Are there any plans afoot to remove it and just
>> go with the Skia backend?
> Hopefully not,...
>> If not, may I ask the reason? It seems maintenance heavy.
> Big endian architectures where skis does not work?
> In debian: s390x
Oh! I didn’t know about that… ouch.
I asked before, but in the X11SalGraphicsImpl::supportOperation(), it seems to be checking to see if the X Server supports XRender. Hopefully I’m reading the code right. If I am reading that right, are there any distributions that ship X11 *without* XRender?
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