How do I wait for vertical retrace?
samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue May 6 09:55:21 PDT 2008
Carsten Haitzler, le Wed 07 May 2008 00:50:46 +0800, a écrit :
> On Tue, 6 May 2008 18:43:52 +0200 Nicolas George
> <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> babbled:
> > L'octidi 18 floréal, an CCXVI, Johan Walles a écrit :
> > > I don't care about vertical retrace in itself, waiting for vertical
> > > retrace would only be a way for me to achieve flicker-free animation
> > > in a 2D application.
> > DOUBLE-BUFFER is no good for that: when used for continuous animation (such
> > as video), it causes exactly as much tearing as a simple bitmap copy. At
> > least it was true in November 2006.
> it's been pretty much true as long as i have done anything with x (since about
> 1995...). i have yet to see is not tear...
He may be fine with tears, which are not like flickers.
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