[sugar] [Fwd: Re: Fast Screenshot without blocking X events]

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti
Wed Oct 17 05:07:56 EDT 2007

On 10/17/07, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 03:58 -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> > For those of you complaining that taking screenshots
> > was slow... it seems there's not much we can do even
> > with Composite and the latest X server.
> Well, last time I measured, it took 0.15s. to take a fullscreen
> screenshot on the xo. So we are not so bad.
> If with composition we can take the screenshot while the window is
> hidden (and before the window is iconified/unmapped), then we'll be able
> to take reliable screenshots without using much extra memory during a
> long period.

Though we can't take reliable screenshots from the home page without
compositing all the windows :(


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