Olivier Galibert galibert at pobox.com
Thu Apr 20 06:46:24 PDT 2006

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 01:14:20PM +0000, Trent Gamblin wrote:
> Is there something out there that replaces DGA? I noticed in the  man page 
> that it is not being developed and may soon be deprecated. Is XShm anything 
> like DGA? I would like to have fast access to the framebuffer for a game 
> library. Is there any such thing other than DGA? Thanks.

Fast access, framebuffer, modern video card, pick any two.

For fast framebuffer-like access, the best I know is SDL (which hooks
on whatever is available, usually Xv).


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