Re: slow display

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 6:07 AM, Milan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan club fr> wrote:
> Le dimanche 15 avril 2012 à 11:21 +0200, Pascal Obry a écrit :
>> Milan,
>> > But AFAICS this is not related to GNOME Shell at all... ;-)
>> Well not sure. The patch is not mine (find it attached to this message).
>> If you look at the code in cairo-xlib-display.c you'll find many
>> conditionals to workaround limitations into X server version and drivers.
> Well, I'm not the author of the patch either. ;-) My remark was just
> based on the fact that you did not mention anything that may lead us to
> think it's related to the Shell, and Cairo is used by many apps on the
> desktop... except the Shell.

Cairo is used in the Shell as well.

>> Looks like this problem is present in the current combination in Debian
>> sid. I've just built again latest libcairo with this patch and my
>> slowness is over.
>> I send this message as it may help others working around this slowness
>> which makes the desktop quite "annoying".
> Sure. But please report this to NVidia and Cairo developers, even if you
> do not understand the patch. They will do what they feel is appropriate.
> Cheers
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