XAA vs. EXA in old hardware support
macallan at netbsd.org
Tue Jun 20 10:56:05 PDT 2006
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>> If all you were doing was playing xtank, then this would make sense.
>> But on normal desktops, it's a performance _loss_. A seriously
>> noticeable loss. If you really play xtank that much, you can use XAA,
> I'm curious why you think it would be a loss. For a normal desktop case
> it would not be much of a gain and may be performance neutral. Why do
> you expect a noticable performance loss ?
I meant to ask the same question ;)
Nobody suggested to use the line drawing engine for vertical or
horizontal lines where we can be reasonably sure that drawing a
rectangle would be faster - and XAA already does that anyway.
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