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SubjectRe: Accelerated frame buffer functions
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Haakon Riiser wrote:

> How can I use a frame buffer driver's optimized copyarea, fillrect,
> blit, etc. from userspace? The only way I've ever seen anyone use
> the frame buffer device is by mmap()ing it and doing everything
> manually in the mapped memory. I assume there must be ioctls for
> accessing the accelerated functions, but after several hours of
> grepping and googling, I give up. :-(
> Any help is greatly appreciated!

X-Windows already does this. Execute `/usr/bin/X11/x11perf -all` to watch.

Dick Johnson
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