Re: Metacity Compositor

On 10/3/06, Travis Watkins <alleykat gmail com> wrote:
Does compiz work without a 3D card? If not it's worthless as anything
but a power user addon.

This is orthogonal to the compiz vs. metacity discussion.  Both
compositors have exactly the same requirements to the underlying stack
( and Mesa) and have the same limitations imposed on them by the
shortcomings in the drivers (direct rendering Open GL and Xv not

Wether or not we want a composited desktop is a different topic, but I
think the general consensus is that we do, as long as there's an
option to fall back to a legacy desktop (that is, a non-composited


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