Dispatching and scheduling--basic questions

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Sep 16 23:57:53 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 15:01 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> Or, we keep some long-lived rendering threads in pixman, and chunk
> rendering up at the last instant.  I still contend that software
> rendering is the only part of the server's life that should legitimately
> take significant time.  If we're going to thread to solve that problem,
> then keep the complexity there, not up in dispatch.

The complexity there could also be relatively low using something like

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