Xcomposite specification

Rodrigo Coacci rcoacci at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 17:53:28 CEST 2006

On 6/5/06, Pierce Ward <pierceward at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well I do not want to disable the XComposite extension entirely because I
> enjoy using it, and I feel the work that has been put into it recently by
> the XFCE team is very nice.
> Naturally, I have written a script that disables the composite manager
> when playing games, such as ut2004, however that is not the only application
> it affects. For instance, when using a movie playing application such as
> mplayer with composite enabled, anything changing beneath it "bleeds"
> through the xv driver. So the solution is to use the gl2 output driver, and
> obviously there is a large performance drop here due to the composite
> manager (the other solution is the x11 driver and -zoom which is even worse
> performance wise).
> Of course none of this is mission critical I just like to have a certain
> amount of eye-candy on my desktop, and I in no way expect it to be fixed by
> the next release or anything like that. I just thought I would bring it to
> the attention of you the developers in the hope that it is recognised and it
> can be seen to at some stage. If there is anything I can help with, I
> wouldnt mind having a look it myself.
> Thanks again,
I'd suggest you to file a bugzilla feature request for that, so when ppl
have the time, they can watch over it.

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