RFC XRender add support for dibsections in more color depths

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 02:25:00 CDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Roderick
Colenbrander<thunderbird2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> For some weeks I have been working on moving more 2D rendering to
> XRender. XRender has three advantages for Wine. First of all it allows
> us to perform more rendering operations using X which we previously
> did using a combination of software rendering and back-forth copying
> between the Xserver. Second XRender offers depth conversion (this
> gives us proper alpha support in Wine and allows us to bypass DIB
> color conversion in some cases!). Third XRender brings us more
> hardware acceleration and that way more performance.
> The patch attached to this thread adds support for dibsections in
> additional color depths. On Xservers running at 24-bit this patch
> offers us dibsections in 1-bit/15-bit/16-bit/24-bit/32-bit. (32-bit is
> for proper alpha support) Big parts of the Wine X11 Driver make
> assumptions about having only two color depths around (1-bit and
> screen_depth e.g. 24-bit). I would like to request that people apply
> the current patch to latest git (in combination with the Office2007
> patch which I posted to wine-patches). Please report any 2D rendering
> issues you see and also mention possible Wine crashes due to X errors
> like BadMatch. Try as much programs as possible.
> Thanks in advance,
> Roderick Colenbrander

Still fails the gimp test in appinstall. It's just this patch on top
of git, nothing else right?


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