Xserver doesn't support XvPutImage to Pixmap?

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Feb 16 01:29:39 PST 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 10:39 +0200, Matthew Fincham wrote: 
> Currently I am using XvPutImage to display a video stream. The video
> needs to be overlayed with various items (pixmaps, text, custom
> drawing). As it stands there is a lot of flickering of the overlayed
> items. When this is double-buffered (using standard pixmaps) the
> flickering, obviously, goes away. 
> I see that XVPutImage does not support writing to pixmaps, only to
> windows (xf86XVEnlistPortInWindow seems to be the start of the
> problem...). The system is running version 1.3.0. I have checked 1.7.1
> and seen that it too doesn't support XVPutImage to pixmaps. 
> I have a few questions: 
>  - has any progress been made in supporting XVPutImage with pixmaps? 



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