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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 5 of 5] [UPDATE] opengl rendering in the sdl win
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 5 of 5] [UPDATE] opengl rendering in the sdl window
Mon, 08 Sep 2008 15:21:30 +0100
Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 (X11/20080505)
Anthony Liguori wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> This patch comes from xen-unstable and adds opengl support for rendering
>> the guest framebuffer in the SDL window.
>> SDL is needed anyway to open the window and handle the events.
>> Opengl rendering is optional and can be turned off at both compile time
>> and run time (--disable-opengl).
>> Opengl rendering actually is enabled only when the buffer is shared to
>> avoid adding one more copy of the pixel buffer.
>> Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <address@hidden>
> gtk + cairo is much more appealing to me than OpenGL. The general lack
> of indirect direct rendering support and the spotty state of 3d
> acceleration in Linux is a major disadvantage to OpenGL.
As I suggested before, we could go both SDL+Opengl and Gtk+Cairo
introducing a new frontend.