[cairo] performance of cairo in a larger application
jost2345 at yahoo.de
Sat Jun 19 03:09:42 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 20:00, Evan Martin wrote:
> (My memory is a bit fuzzy, but:) when an expose comes in, GTK
> creates/manages the pixmap, then sends the drawing signal; your app
> draws on that, and when that signal finishes emission GTK blits the
> pixmap onto the window. So it always updates immediately, not in an
> idle handler.
Yes, you're right. It's the dirty areas and generation of expose events
which are handled there.
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