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    Phoronix: XWayland Multi-Buffering Lands To Avoid Stuttering / Tearing

    When X.Org Server 1.21 finally lands those relying upon XWayland for running various Linux games should find less (or ideally, none at all) stuttering or tearing...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...uffering-Lands

  • #2
    This is a nice step to bring XWayland apps closer to the Wayland "every frame is perfect" paradigm. It needs some help from the compositors, though. For GS see https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/942 and https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/855, which, with the XWayland patches here, will make it possible to avoid most of the glitches people see at the moment (black rectangles on startup/resizing etc.)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by treba View Post
      This is a nice step to bring XWayland apps closer to the Wayland "every frame is perfect" paradigm. It needs some help from the compositors, though. For GS see https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/942 and https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/855, which, with the XWayland patches here, will make it possible to avoid most of the glitches people see at the moment (black rectangles on startup/resizing etc.)
      It would be a nice step if there would be a new release of xorg. So far we are stuck with an outdated XWayland.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by 144Hz
        Fixed by GNOMErs...
        Say goodbye.

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        • #5
          So when these two MR's land, the next version of gnome will be really awesome when running with xwayland 1.21.
          Hopefully both will happen before Fedora 32.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by 144Hz
            Fixed by X devs.
            Fixed that for you.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by DanL View Post

              Say goodbye.
              Done. No more propa on a X thread.
              This thread will remain 144Hz-free.
              Last edited by tildearrow; 11-30-2019, 01:06 AM.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

                Done. No more propa on a X thread.
                This thread will remain 144Hz-free.
                How did you do this? And how can we do it for every thread on Phoronix??

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