[ANNOUNCE] predictable pointer acceleration
simon.thum at gmx.de
Sat Aug 16 01:21:26 PDT 2008
Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> Simon Thum escreveu:
>> I'm pretty sure it's not - I used it to test my accel's behaviour on
>> blocking. But ATM it just sucks the server down :( But in general it's
>> true that X block on a lot less occasions than before say 2 years.
>> Let's hope you'll get the rest.
> Funny, nothing happened in this venue in the past 2 years (or decade?).
Well it's just personal experience modulo system factors. It doesn't
even need to be Xorg itself, e.g. scheduler/kernel improvements, IDE DMA
(I didn't have it for a while due to chipset/kernel issues), gfx drivers
all play a role here. And xorg's design isn't particularly suited to
avoid those pitfalls, at least as it is now.
So if I can strike out the side effects of such things on acceleration I
do it - no need to ask who's the culprit.
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