[cairo] rookie question

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 14:25:35 PDT 2008

Hi Dennis,

> default with Xorg and always be enabled when the X11 driver supports
> OpenGL. 2. The toolkits (gtk, qt, etc.) must automatically detect this
> extension and make use of it.
> Right now you can have a top notch card in your system and a working OpenGL
> driver yet I can still see all these redraw artefacts when dragging a gtk
> window around. In 2004 this was not so good, in 2006 it was bad but in 2008
> that's quite embarassing actually.
And why do you think OpenGL should/would help GTK?
Actually I don't think OpenGL implementations would be happy
allocating tons of pbuffers (or framebuffer objects) that are thrown
away after one redraw.

- Clemens

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