Window Transparency without Compositing Manager

coldfire saad.shams at
Thu Aug 7 07:35:52 PDT 2008

Yes, that would be great. You sure can post it anywhere (or as an attachment
if its an option).

What I am looking for in xcompmgr is specifically the routine of how does it
blend the pictures to make alpha-transparent. I would look into your trimmed
version of code as well.


Rémi Cardona-3 wrote:
> saad shams a écrit :
>> Yes, without ANY composition manager (including xcompmgr). I was trying 
>> to get an overview from the code in xcompmgr that what is it doing. But 
>> still in the middle of it....
> For learning purposes, I have created a slimmed down version of xcompmgr 
> that only does basic client-side compositing, ie no more shadow and 
> fading code. It's only 1500 lines long and much easier to read than the 
> original one, without all the "useless" stuff.
> If you're interested, I could post it somewhere public.
> Cheers
> -- 
> Rémi Cardona
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