[haiku-appserver] Re: Going "back" to partially hardware accelerated drawing

  • From: "Rudolf" <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:44:00 +0200 CEST

Hi,

> > >   Rudolf, can we use overlays to drag a transparent image?
> > I am pretty sure that this is not possible with the 2D engine :-) 
> 
> Not the one defined for R5 accelerants, but I'm pretty sure that any 
> given graphics board can do that in hardware, no? I think that this 
> function in particular would be worthwhile to have hardware 
> accelerated, because it is one of the strongest concerns with regard 
> to 
> reading from graphics mem.

I think that probably more modern hardware indeed could do that. But 
let's say two things here:
->specs are missing (most of the time)
->nogo R1 as it's not in the current design (again: a valid question is 
always: what's the reason it's not in the design?).

Rudolf.


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