[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#480587: Bug#480587: xcompmg works with x.org 7.2

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat May 17 10:02:07 UTC 2008

On sam, 2008-05-17 at 05:44 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> I made two changes to my system and tested composite again.  I got hit
> by a bug in the current ati driver and ended up reverting my system to
> x.org 7.2 (and a hand-picked ati driver).
> I also commented out
> XAANoOffscreenPixmaps 
> in my x.org.
> Now xcompmgr doesn't cause x.org to eat as much cpu (about 5-10%),
> but xfwm4 composite still causes a major hit. (at least 75% cpu).

I don't think xcompmgr manages ARGB. Do you see real transparency
accross xfce4-terminal?

Did you try XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 with xfwm4 compositing?

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