[PATCH] logout fadeeffect

André Wöbbeking Woebbeking at kde.org
Thu Jul 24 17:50:04 BST 2008

On Thursday 24 July 2008, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Thursday 24 of July 2008, Tobias Koenig wrote:
> > Hej,
> >
> > in current trunk I can reproduce the strange behaviour, that the
> > logout fade effect is totally broken when you have disabled
> > composite extension (yeah, there are still people without 3D cards
> > around ;)).
> >
> > After some debugging it seems that the usage of timer is the
> > culprit, as removing the incremental fetching of the screen by a
> > 'fetch it in one go' fixes the bug for me. Could somebody else who
> > encounters the bug test the attached patch, please?
> >
> > If there are no objections I'd really like to commit it for KDE
> > 4.1.
>  There are. Fetching data from video memory can be quite slow, and
> that is why it is done incrementally instead of blocking everything
> (and that is also the reason why the current effect looks so bad
> compared to the one from KDE3, regardless of "officially" being
> better because of the thread and MMX and whatnot).

It doesn't look bad it's broken. For me only the first 64 lines (or 
something like that) fade out and the rest of the screen looks like a 

Maybe there is something wrong with getting all the parts or putting 
them together?!?

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