Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Jul 31 09:18:25 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 18:12 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 05:56:56PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > EXA can only accelerate when all pixmaps are 'offscreen' - are you
> > emulating an offscreen area large enough to store your pixmaps or
> > providing an appropriate IsOffscreen driver hook?
> is this limitation bound to the current state of EXA implementation or is this
> somewhat design concept?

It's by design, but 'offscreen' can be defined via a driver hook now so
it basically just means 'can be accelerated'.

> For example, for Intel integrated graphics cards, it should be possible to
> accelerate even non-offscreen pixmaps.

Yes, using TTM for pixmaps will solve that. Kristian Høgsberg and Dave
Airlie are working on that and I understand they already have something
working in their personal GIT repos.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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