Sprite transforms in RandR

Aaron Plattner aplattner at nvidia.com
Mon Dec 6 09:26:26 PST 2010

On Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 06:17:12PM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Dec 2010 16:42:43 -0800, Aaron Plattner <aplattner at nvidia.com> wrote:
> > Unless it's very generic or just a string to present to the user, I don't
> > think trying to encode this in the protocol is going to be reasonable.  We
> > have a bazillion ways that modesets can fail, most of which are due to
> > wacky internal limitations that are hard to describe.
> Ok, that was my assumption. We could ship a string back, if you like --
> I've got an X reply heading that direction. Of course, getting that
> localized for the user to actually understand it will be nearly
> impossible, so it's tempting to just say 'go look at your Xorg.0.log
> file for details' or some such.

Yes, I think a generic "sorry, it didn't work" boolean reply is the way to go.

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