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

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi
Fri Oct 31 05:32:33 CET 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 01:23 +0300, Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> On Thursday 30 October 2008 21:35, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> > Enabling backing store is apparently harmful in xserver 1.5.
> > See http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=119047 (I
> > already posted that link when it was discussed before).
> But it works normally on previous version, and believe me not all 
> people use the latest software on their desktops, even Gentoo guys 
> 8-).
> I do not want to discuss if backstore is or is not a performance 
> enhancement -- this is still questionable. But a sane solution 
> should check a version of xserver, and only if it is >= 1.5.0 
> backstore should be disabled.

Do you have evidence that enabling backing store gives a noticeable
benefit in _any_ xserver version? I've only seen evidence that it's
harmful in some cases and makes no difference in others.

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