[RFC] Enforcing Compositing
mgraesslin at kde.org
Sun Feb 20 21:57:47 CET 2011
On Sunday 20 February 2011 20:51:53 Davide Bettio wrote:
> On 02/20/11 13:38, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > sending this to both Plasma and KWin as the idea affects the complete
> > workspace.
> > Since 4.2 we have enabled OpenGL based compositing by default and I was
> > wondering if in 4.7 we should go the next step: disabling the possibility
> > to turn compositing off if supported.
> > With Mesa 7.10 it seems that the driver problems (Mesa 7.8) which hit us
> > in 4.5 are finally gone and our new compositor is performing much, much
> > better than the one we have in 4.6. This means from a performance
> > perspective I am optimistic that we can go such a way.
> > This would imply the following changes
> > * Remove the enable checkbox in the compositing KCM
> > * Remove the suspend/resume compositing button in the same KCM
> > * Remove the "functionality checks" - the heuristic is rather useless
> > anyway * Disable unredirect fullscreen windows by default
> I can't see your pros about removing it. Is it your goal to improve
> effects KCM usability?
No, while the KCM sucks it will still suck after those three options have been
removed. It needs a proper redesign, but that is out of the scope of this
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