[MPlayer-cvslog] r21600 - trunk/libvo/vo_x11.c

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Dec 14 10:30:27 CET 2006

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 07:57:24PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Hello,
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 01:55:25PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 07:43:11PM +0100, reimar wrote:
> > > Use XCreateImage instead of XGetImage, this is not only more correct and
> > > similar to the SHM case, it also eliminates the massive startup delay over
> > > ssh (at least when you have a tiny upstream).
> > 
> > According to my reading of the Xlib docs, it's legal (and preferable)
> > to just setup the XImage struct yourself rather than obtaining it from
> > XCreateImage. This way you have more control and you don't have to
> > worry about nasty issues of Xlib trying to free your buffer when you
> > destroy the image (because it never has to be destroyed).
> Well, maybe, but then I would have to get all the information of what
> image format the server uses from the Visual somehow... I doubt that
> would be much nicer.

You can get that via macros that operate on the display struct, but
yes, now I remember why it was much easier for me: I'm using 1bpp
bitmap images. :)


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