LCD, pan, randr1.2, and pan-to-downscale

Colin Guthrie gmane at
Sun Apr 15 10:57:45 PDT 2007

Eric Anholt wrote:
> I think most people would agree that that should really be a compositing
> manager feature.
> I'm personally pretty convinced that even basic pan-and-scan ought to be
> a compositing manager feature, as if I was to ever use pan-and-scan (not
> that I do), it seems like I'd surely want a more interesting policy for
> when and where to move the crtc in the framebuffer than what that the
> server used to have.

Indeed and in fact you can already do exactly this in beryl/compiz with
the input enabled zoom plugin (provided the ratio of screen size to
desktop size is the same).


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