Opera and EXA: ``X Shared memory extension is not available''

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Jun 23 08:16:41 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-23 at 11:45 +0200, Eirik Byrkjeflot Anonsen wrote:

> I believe it was a performance hack for web pages with several layers
> of partial transparency.  At the time we had an evil test case which
> saw great speed-up with this hack.  If the shm stuff isn't available,
> I'm sure we'll revert to ordinary rendering (that's basically what the
> "error" message is about).  So nothing should break.

Please let us know precisely what performance problem you're working
around so we can fix it.

keith.packard at intel.com
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