michel at daenzer.net
Wed Apr 8 00:42:01 PDT 2009
On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 16:27 -0400, Patrick O'Donnell wrote:
> >There shouldn't be any breakage of compatibility in old old apps. ...
> Perhaps not compatibility, strictly speaking, but we're going to miss
> our old friends backing store and save unders. Their demise feels
> like a breakage of compatibility, as the X servers we've used have all
> had reasonably aggressive offering of the optimizations (til now).
> (We have been strongly depending on their existence, incorrectly.)
> One of our applications has a very expensive redraw cycle that we now
> have to decide how we are going to manage when backing store is not
> being supplied.
If you can enable compositing (even just xcompmgr -a), that might be the
Or, someone who cares about backing store could work on improving the
new implementation layered on top of composite...
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.vmware.com
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