LCA: The ways of Wayland
Posted Feb 13, 2013 21:35 UTC (Wed) by lonely_bear
Parent article: LCA: The ways of Wayland
That situation leaves the X server itself with very little to do. Client applications draw everything locally, and the X server hands the drawing to the window manager to render it. The window manager hands back the rendered screen, and the X server "does what it's told" and puts it on the display.
I think this only apply to composite case, which I do not really found any useful case for my own daily usage. Without composite, the X server does handle quite a lots of things regarding windows drawing, and it is not
nothing but a "terrible, terrible, terrible" inter-process communication (IPC) bus.
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