[SDL] XWindow Background Color
slouken at devolution.com
Fri Sep 13 08:17:01 PDT 2002
> Some X11 programs exploit the technique of drawing to background pixmap
> of their main window. One of the advantages this approach is the X
> server doing screen refresh for you even when your program is stopped
> under debugger. I found this extremely useful during debugging many,
> many times. Is there a way to force SDL to do this?
No. It turned out not to be faster than drawing to a shared memory segment,
and is not supported on many non-XFree86 server / hardware configurations.
-Sam Lantinga, Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment
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