[Xorg] Implementing "Xv" extension on DDX which don'tsupportitin hardware...

Thomas Winischhofer thomas at winischhofer.net
Fri Jul 16 20:49:32 PDT 2004

Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 20 o'clock on Jul 12, Roland Mainz wrote:
>>No, I mean: Which "side" paints the color key ? The Xv implementation in
>>the Xserver or the X client ?
> Typically, the X server paints the key.  The client can ask that it be 
> allowed to paint the key if it wants, but I've never seen any app do that.

Xine does it that way. It disables automatic painting of the colorkey 
(if supported by the respective driver) and paints the colorkey itself. 
Point being subtitles which can more easily be done by "skipping" pixels 
in the colorkey.


Thomas Winischhofer
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