RandR 1.4 restart

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Mar 1 08:10:09 PST 2011

On Tue, 01 Mar 2011 10:59:50 -0500, Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> wrote:

> That's... slightly funky, but not entirely unreasonable I suppose.
> Because it's X you can't change root window depth, so you'd have to do
> this by exposing the legal scanout depths (actually, Render formats) as
> a list on the CRTC, and have started the server at the depth you want to
> draw to.

But, we have created the ability to allocate scanout pixmaps at non-root
depths, so taking that scanout pixmap and associating it with a window
ID would let you map a 32-bit window directly to a monitor.

keith.packard at intel.com
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