[haiku-appserver] Re: overlay in CMAP8 - change needed

  • From: "Rudolf" <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 21:10:08 +0200 CEST

Hi,

> "Rudolf" <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Since the index is _not_ sent to the driver, it needs to look it up 
> > from the color given. A driver doesn't care at which index this 
> > color 
> > resides. Since you confirm the app_server and bitmaps will _always_ 
> > use 
> > index 255 for that magic color, and that same magic color (OK, 
> > index, 
> > showing that color) is also sent to an app as being the fill color 
> > for 
> > a window that should show overlay. The overlay engine should be 
> > sent 
> > this color (read from the index) as well then.
> > And, I can remove the backward reverse searching from the VIA 
> > driver 
> > and just replace it with a fixed number : 255.
> 
> I do, at least :-)
> The only problem is that we're using the not-so-uncommon color white 
> for this. But other than that, I think we can stay with this as is.

Well, then the last remaining thing remains: please update Haiku 
app_server to send that color that's in index 255... since Matrox, 
neomagic and nvidia depend on it (at least).

Bye!

Rudolf.


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