EXA and migration [was: shrink xrender featureset]

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Nov 25 11:08:47 PST 2008

On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 19:54 +0100, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> > Sorry just to clarify - can't Xorg draw a gradient directly to the pixmap
> > over PCI, rather than migrating the pixmap out of the video card?
> We've been flaming on this subject on this list before.
> Apparently, the current incarnation of EXA is built on the assumption that
> everything should be accelerated, and that when it isn't, it's a bug.  Hence,
> it pays no attention whatsoever to the performance of software rendering.
> (Strong vocabulary chosen deliberately, to get some EXA expert to react.)

That's not 'strong vocabulary' but simply baseless flamebait.

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

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