Bug 22503 - [965GM] Fading cause slow redraw of the background color
Summary: [965GM] Fading cause slow redraw of the background color
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: App/compiz (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: David Reveman
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-06-26 14:01 UTC by Ivan Bulatovic
Modified: 2009-07-17 01:24 UTC (History)
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Description Ivan Bulatovic 2009-06-26 14:01:14 UTC
If fading is turned on with fade or animations plugin there is a big delay (depends on the selected duration of fading animation) before faded window displays background color selected from gdm theme. For example it displays popup window with white colored background and after a second or so when fading animation completes it is showing the color of the background from gdm theme. I was wondering if fading animation could include gdm theme selected background color from the start...

Compiz version: 0.8.2-1
Xorg xserver:
xf86-video-intel: 2.7.1
mesa: 7.4.2

With mesa and intel driver from git problem remains...
Comment 1 Ivan Bulatovic 2009-07-17 01:24:55 UTC
I've just compiled xorg-server 1.6.2 and the problem with fading is gone, i think it's because of this:

dri2: support glXWaitGL & glXWaitX by copying fake front to front and

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