Commit 6cac3425 authored by Alexander Gottwald's avatar Alexander Gottwald
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document broken composite in XWin

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...@@ -99,8 +99,15 @@ retired or cut their work for the Cygwin/X project due to conflicts with ...@@ -99,8 +99,15 @@ retired or cut their work for the Cygwin/X project due to conflicts with
job, study and family. job, study and family.
The X11R6.8 release now includes major improvements from the xserver project. The X11R6.8 release now includes major improvements from the xserver project.
This includes the XFixes, the Damage and XEVIE extension which is a major This includes the XFixes, Damage, Composite and XEVIE extension which is a
step towards allowing Cygwin/X to have real transparency. major step towards allowing Cygwin/X to have real transparency.
But at the current state Composite is not working with Cygwin/X. Not all code
in the Cygwin/X Server has been updated to support the Composite feature and
using it will even crash the xserver. But as a second problem nearly all
functions required for compositing are lacking acceleration in Cygwin/X so
the feature would not be very useful if it would work. So it is disabled by
default.
OpenGL with Cygwin/X OpenGL with Cygwin/X
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