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Re: How to best get smooth scrolling in X?

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Steve Baker wrote:

> > This was _really_ easy to do with svgalib. Not so with X?
> Well, the trouble is that in X, you don't have the whole screen
> to yourself - other programs may also want to be doing 
> double-buffering and without hardware support for per-window
> double-buffering, you are doomed.

Yes, this seems in line with most other stuff I have read. It is the same 
thing for stuff like DGA, right?

DGA & SDL gives true doublebuffering, but only in fullscreen mode it 
seems. Sigh.


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