Stretch Drawing

Mike Hearn m.hearn at
Wed Dec 11 02:50:24 CST 2002

I think XV (xvideo) might have stuff for hardware scaling, it might be
worth asking on the xpert list. I was talking to somebody the other
night who reckoned Director was 4x slower under Wine than Windows,
potentially because Director thought it couldn't use hardware
acceleration and was doing all the rendering in software?

Something to investigate at some point

On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 23:03, Lionel Ulmer wrote:
> > Is anyone aware of this problem or am I misinterpreting the problem.  If
> > this is what's happening, is there an equivalent to XPutImage that requests
> > that the stretching operation be done in the graphics hardware which is going
> > to be considerably faster and almost instantaneous I would guess.
> No, you're right. And such an API does not exist in 'standard' X AFAIK.
> Maybe in the Render extension used by Wine do to fonts, but I never really
> investigated it.
>        Lionel
Mike Hearn <m.hearn at>
QinetiQ - Malvern Technology Center

More information about the wine-devel mailing list