Making Composite better for interactive apps

Jasper St. Pierre jstpierre at
Sat Feb 3 02:47:31 UTC 2018

How is this different from unredirection? mutter / gnome-shell currently
doesn't unredirect windowed windows, but there's no reason it couldn't --
it just needs to be able to handle the case where it's unredirecting the
client window rather than the parent frame window.

On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 5:43 PM, Keith Packard <keithp at> wrote:

> I visited Valve recently and sat down with Pierre-Loup to hash out what
> it would take to improve X compositing behavior with interactive
> applications. I've written those up on my blog here:
> If you've got questions or comments, I'd love to see them here on the
> mailing list.
> --
> -keith
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