Re: [dev] rio for linux

From: Sam Watkins <>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2013 19:22:47 +1000

On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 09:25:04AM +0200, Jens Nyberg wrote:
> I have never tried rio but if I were to design one today I would have a
> simple synthetic filesystem that for each window multiplexes the
> framebuffer which is basically how rio works I assume. For maximum
> performance each instance would write its content directly to the
> framebuffer in a linear fashion keeping track of its own width and height
> constraints so it can not write outside its borders. This approach is
> sufficient enough if you do not require compositions in software and would
> be really fast and simple.

I'm thinking along very similar lines.
Received on Fri May 03 2013 - 11:22:47 CEST

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