opengl windows bugged placement on compositing

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Jan 9 18:01:03 PST 2014

On Fre, 2014-01-10 at 02:31 +0100, Roland Plüss wrote:
> On 01/10/2014 02:09 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Don, 2014-01-09 at 13:20 +0100, Roland Plüss wrote:
> >> On 01/09/2014 04:01 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>>> How exactly could DRI2 make a problem with the cat driver?
> >>> DRI2 is not the problem, it's a possible solution. :) One of the main
> >>> motivations for creating DRI2 was that the original DRI couldn't
> >>> properly support compositing.
> >> How is it with the latest driver that came out? GenToo doesn't have it
> >> yet but maybe somebody knows if it can do DRI2 or not?
> > I'm not sure which driver you're referring to, but FWIW I think there's
> > indeed a chance it could work better with the Catalyst driver available
> > via SteamOS.
> >
> >
> Oh please not this Steam-IngPileOfCrap-OS! The way to get a Goault
> straight into your system with no way to exorcise it anymore later. U_U
> But yes, the beta drivers. GenToo is at version 13.9 . All others up to
> 13.12 are marked unstable so I don't touch them. GenToo is a bit
> over-cautious with the unstable flag but in terms of ATI drivers this is
> usually not a bad guess. So if I get you right 13.12 doesn't have the
> DRI2 in yet, right?

I honestly have no idea. I'm just guessing the drivers in SteamOS might
work better with compositing because AFAIK SteamOS uses compositing for
the Steam overlay.

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |        
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer
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