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Bug#433073: Please disable DirectFB's window backend buffer



On Saturday 14 July 2007 11:15, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> DirectFB allows to set [1] the way the desktop window buffering
> mechanism works by disabling the backend buffer.
> The result, in my experiments, was saving some some hundreds KB of
> memory with no noticeable drawbacks.

I'm not sure about this.
I've tested this change in VMWare and I get quite a lot of "flashes" when 
the display is updated in quick succession. The flashes are really 
noticeable and are not there without the patch, so it looks as if the 
window buffer does help to stabilize display updates in D-I.

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