[patch] drawing window borders always falls back to software

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Sep 24 14:29:54 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-09-24 at 17:10 -0400, Michael wrote: 
> A proper way to fix this would be to change the way the screen pixmap  
> is created so the accel lib, be it XAA, EXA or whatever, knows what  
> it's doing and can mark the pixmap as in video memory. As it is now  
> miCreateScreenResources() just calls CreatePixmap() with the right  
> depth but no width or height, then fills in geometry, data pointer and  
> so on.

I haven't seen any problems like this with EXA - otherwise it couldn't
accelerate any operations on the visible screen. If you've actually seen
such a problem with EXA, I'd be interested in more specific information
about that.

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Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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