[PATCH] complete (I hope!) i830 EXA support

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Sat Sep 10 16:04:05 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-10 at 23:23 +0200, Bernhard Kaindl wrote:
> Also, at least with the patched i915 driver, the DRI output drawing does
> not take windows which overlap the DRI window into account, so the DRI
> output overdraws all drawing of windows which overlap the DRI window.
> Of coruse, also transset only applies to the window decoration of the
> DRI window, but not it direct rendering output.
> I guess this could be solved, taking also shadows and transparency
> into account, using rendering to an offscreen buffer, but of course
> at a performance and latency penalty, so indeed Xglx/Xegl would be
> interesting there.

Redirected direct rendering will work the same way regardless of the
rendering method used by the X server. And indirect rendering will
hardly be better for latency or performance.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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