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Bug#254257: libxcursor1: Xrendered Xcursor rendering artifacts & flicker

On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 23:33 -0400, Jonathan Brandmeyer wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 18:13, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 17:56 -0400, Jonathan Brandmeyer wrote:
> > > Finally, in a simple OpenGL program that does nothing but swap its 
> > > buffers (attached), the mouse will disappear entirely when it hovers 
> > > over the window and remains still.  As you move the mouse within the 
> > > window, it reappears but flickers.
> > 
> > Sounds like expected side effects of software cursors. If you can't live
> > with them, don't use ARGB cursors or use a driver that supports them in
> > hardware.
> According to the function NVUseHWCursorARGB() in
> xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/nv/nv_cursor.c, the hardware does
> support it if the cursor size is less than 64x64 pixels.

That's not the whole story. pNv->alphaCursor is only set for newer
chipsets. Are you sure your chipset supports ARGB cursors?

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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