[cairo] How to test the gl backend?

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 06:09:12 PDT 2010

On 06/04/2010 05:53 AM, Russell Shaw wrote:

> If gtk only uses top-level X windows, that means gtk has to register
> for always-on mouse-motion events. Urgh...

I think you are seriously in error about guessing what is inefficient!

Believe me, creating and managing a hundred X windows requires ORDERS OF 
MAGNITUDE more communication to the server than an event every time the 
mouse moves 1 pixel. Besides it probably turned on mouse tracking for 
those individual windows anyway!

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