[cairo] cairo xgl backend ?
c.mench at free.fr
Thu May 5 11:45:36 PDT 2005
David Reveman wrote:
>On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 12:52 +0200, cm wrote:
>> I know David is working on the glitz backend for cairo
>>and the other side he works on the Xgl xserver.
>> In the case of Xgl, glitz is server side being the XRENDER
>>extension for Xgl so the question is : is it planned to have a
>>XRENDER backend for cairo to be able to use cairo with Xgl ?
>The xlib backend is basically a xrender backend, it uses xrender for all
>drawing operations but still works without xrender as it can use image
>xlib backend works fine with Xgl. xlib backend on Xgl gives you pretty
>much the same speed as the glitz backend.
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Thanks a lot,
I did know that glitz in xlg was acessible trough XRENDER,
but wasn't aware that using cairo with xlib in xgl would use XRENDER
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