Exception Handling with a "bad" ESP

Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr
Fri Jul 22 18:42:17 CDT 2005

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Felix Nawothnig wrote:

> Dimi Paun wrote:
>>> Direct memory access can be done using X11 SHM, no?
>> But then you lose network transparency.
> I'd think that apps directly accessing the surface memory are either games or 
> do some other kind of realtime graphics so network transparency isn't worth 
> anything there (since we'd have to transfer the whole DIB all the time 
> anyway).

I don't remember any names off-hand but I am very sure that I have 
encountered 'office-style' applications that alternated direct access to 
the DIB with 'gdi' accesses to it. So yes, preserving network 
transparency is very much worth it.

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