[maemo-developers] Xsp pixel-doubling solutions for Nokia 770?

From: Markku Vire markku.vire at movial.fi
Date: Thu May 3 11:30:55 EEST 2007

Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Matthew Allum wrote:
>>I really think using xrandr for this wont buy you much though (in fact
>>you'll probably loose) as you really only want the single topped app
>>to notice the display has shrunk not everything server wide (as randr
>>is intended).
> That should be a problem only from the performance point of view.
> And if that's the thing you're concerned about, then switching
> screen orientation will be a similar problem and Matchbox should
> anyway be fixed to notify only visible windows of the screen
> geometry changes.

If we need one fullscreen app, why not to launch a new X-session that
uses this lower, pixel-doubled resolution and then run our SDL game 
there? Other applications would not recognize anything.

just my two cents...


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