[Xcb] double buffering
Jeremy A. Kolb
jkolb at brandeis.edu
Mon Aug 21 11:09:22 PDT 2006
The double and multibuffer extensions have been deprecrated for a while so
yeah... that's why we don't have them in XCB.
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Thomas Hunger wrote:
> I am a bit confused about double buffering in the new Xorg.
> As I understand, the composite enabled servers will give me a drawable
> which I can draw to. Then I "Damage" the drawable and it will be
> composited onto the screen, making double buffering unnecessary?
> Is that the reason why there is no double buffering extension (dbe) in
> XCB any more?
> If my X server does not have compositing enabled, how would I
> implement double buffering in XCB? Using pixmap as a back buffer?
> rather confused thanks,
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