[haiku-appserver] Re: Backbuffer access

  • From: "DarkWyrm" <bpmagic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 17:40:33 -0400 EDT

> 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.
Right now, we're not really doing much of anything related directly to 
VNC -- support structure is intended for R2, but how all that will 
specifically be played out has yet to be determined.

--DW

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