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Re: porting to Wayland

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: porting to Wayland
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:21:05 +0200


13 jul 2014 kl. 11:56 skrev Daiki Ueno <address@hidden>:

> Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:
>> Using Cairo is actually slower than using X, sometimes visible
>> so. Making Cairo draw the same way we draw in X may be a suboptimal
>> way to use Cairo.
> However, on Wayland, I feel rendering through XWayland rather slower
> than using Cairo directly.  Even the 'M-x butterfly' animation is not
> very smooth (few glyphs are visible before being cleared).  Maybe I
> should have measured the speed before coding.

XWayland does have extra overhead, so this is not surprising.  But it is 
disturbing that the overhead is so large that it is noticable.

        Jan D.

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