Re: [dev] rio for linux

From: Dmitrij Czarkoff <>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2013 12:08:13 +0200

On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Sam Watkins <> wrote:
> 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.

FWIW may be it would make more sense to install Plan 9 (9front) then?

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
Received on Fri May 03 2013 - 12:08:13 CEST

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