backing_store, save_under flags; how to enable ?

Alexei Babich a.babich at
Tue Apr 1 02:42:51 PDT 2008

> These are deprecated.
So, now I cannot recompile xserver with this features ?

> You want to use the composite extension
OK, I will try understand, how to use composite extension for save_unders ...

> plus a  compositing manager.
No window managers will runs on xserver. My application is a simple standalone application.

> At the very least, you can use xcompmgr with the -a 
> flag to enable server-side compositing, which is essentially backing-store
> done right.
M-m-m... Where I can read about xcompmgr ?

Thank you.
Alexei Babich, chematic engineer, OOO NPP "Rezonans", Chelyabinsk, Russia
email: a.babich at
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