xorg server with xinerama and composite extension

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sat Aug 9 03:09:29 PDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 11:33:57AM +0200, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> Rui Tiago Cação Matos schrieb am 09.08.2008 01:13 (localtime):
>> On 08/08/2008, Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at omnilan.de> wrote:
>>>  I couldn't find any annotation that composite extension can't be enabled
>>>  with xinerama enabled at the same time.
>>>  But on nvidia forum I was told so.
>>>  Is that corretc? Intended?
>> Adam Jackson just answered this some days ago:
>> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2008-July/037601.html
> Thanks a lot, looks like I didn't search carefully enough, sorry.
> Withou any technical relevant background I get the feeling that the  
> current composite extension isn't very useful at all. Is there a major  
> rework planned or should I better look for alternatives of my  
> transparent inactive consoles (I loved that very much since one can  
> transcribe the underlaying console... but now I have 3 screens, so less  
> overlapping consoles...)

We're basically getting rid of Xinerama (in the code sense, not the
protocol sense), and doing proper multi-GPU dispatch with shatter.

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