[MPlayer-cvslog] r27849 - trunk/libvo/x11_common.c

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sun Nov 9 19:36:24 CET 2008

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:03:39PM +0100, ben wrote:
> Log:
> Remove X11 backing store: this is now a useless flag.
> Also, it is mandatory for Xserver 1.5.x (part of Xorg 7.4, shipped on all
> Linux distributions starting from Oct. 08) and will be removed
> from Xserver 1.6 anyhow ...

Suggested replacement commit message:

> Do not request X11 backing store, Xorg server 1.5.0 seems to have performance
> and other issues with, particularly in combination with Intel
> drivers.
> While probably no other X server version is affected, backing store actually
> never seems to have any advantage, so disable it for now.

Provide something better or stay silent forever.
I am not a fan of putting words in some other developers mouth by
changing the message but I'm not going to do some extra effort to avoid

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