[PATCH] logout fadeeffect

Tobias Koenig tokoe at kde.org
Sat Jul 26 09:54:12 BST 2008

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 05:27:03PM +0200, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Thursday 24 of July 2008, Tobias Koenig wrote:
Hej Lubos,

> > 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).
Since you know the X11 stuff best, do you have an idea why when using
timers, the second (and further) call to XGetSubImage() returns a black
image instead of the root window content?

Does the ksmserver change the content of the root window in the

What is your suggestion how to fix it?

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