[haiku-appserver] Re: new drawing bug, Rudolf - some stuff for you :-)

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 22:32:35 +0100 CET

Adi Oanca <adioanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Axel Dörfler wrote:
> > Basically that, plus removing the event handling from RootLayer.
>       Where do you want to put it?

Into its own class. RootLayer will only tell the event dispatcher which
views should be targeted.

> > Also, if I find the time, I want to have a more powerful protocol
> > between the input_server and the app_server to get things started.
> > The
> > way it's done now is a bit too simple, I think :)
>       This I don't know what you are talking about. :-)

Well, there almost is no startup protocol between the two. It's not
urgent right now, but should be done sooner or later.

> >>    You know what I'll be doing: clipping and redrawing stuff! :)
> > Okay, I won't disturb you there in the next few days :-)
>       You can. :-) I won't be working/in_town this weekend.

I come back to that later, I guess :-)

> > Since that doesn't happen on real hardware, I would just guess that
> > it's because Haiku runs so slow in qemu - at least I don't remember
> > seeing it.
>       Haiku running slow is a good opportunity to see some of its
> graphical interface
> defects. I think this is one of them and it can be solved. Also, on
> multiple CPU
> systems this would boost performance considerably.
>       I remember talking about such a thing with Rudolf. It was related
> to
> "engine_(sync/token)" IIRC.

Well, one step after another - it's much more important to get that
beast stable now, and to fix all the functional bugs.

>       Rudolf, can you please write a document about how you know this
> stuff works and
> how to be used. A "HowTo use engine sync token feature". I promise
> this is the
> last time I ask for this. :-)
>       But, please write a document we can put user version control, not
> explain by email.

Why not via eMail? You can still edit it then and put it into SVN -
it's a bit too much to ask from Rudolf, I think.


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