[haiku-appserver] Re: Backbuffer access

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 03:00:59 +0200 CEST

"Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "DarkWyrm" <bpmagic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Well, I think we'll need to do that already then, as 
> > > BDirectWindow 
> > > requires to have access to the frame buffer area.
> > > (Basically it gets that area_id from the server and it clones 
> > > it.)
> > That's quite intriguing. I always thought it just cloned the 
> > graphics 
> > card like BWindowScreen.
> It would clone the app_server add-on - AFAICT it doesn't have to 
> clone 
> the frame buffer area, as that area is mapped read/write for user 
> apps 
> in the kernel space.

Damn, it *could* clone the add-on. Only BWindowScreens do that right 
now IIRC.

Bye,
   Axel.


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