[Xcb] double buffering

Josh Triplett josh at freedesktop.org
Mon Aug 21 18:31:58 PDT 2006

Jeremy A. Kolb wrote:
> 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?
> The double and multibuffer extensions have been deprecrated for a while so 
> yeah... that's why we don't have them in XCB.

That said, if someone provided such extensions in patch form, along with
some test cases to ensure that they actually works, we'd gladly include

- Josh Triplett

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