[haiku-appserver] Re: Backbuffer access

  • From: Adi Oanca <adioanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 00:33:37 +0300

Mikael Jansson (mailing lists) wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm sorry for not contributing much of anything, but I have a question:
> In what way are you providing for a framework so that remote 
> controlling through for example the VNC protocol can be made as fast as 
> painlessly as possible?  Today that involves doing a memcpy() from the 
> pointer received from a BWindowScreen at a high rate, but this scheme 
> could be vastly improved if the background buffer used for drawing 
> could be shared and apps could subscribe to update messages, or through 
> other means.

        Don't know... we'll think about that.

        Regarding the backbuffer, it appears it can be avoided...


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