xorg sucking cpu

Bill Crawford billcrawford1970 at gmail.com
Wed May 28 10:14:24 UTC 2008

2008/5/28 Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com>:
> I noticed that (on kde desktop), when the cursor is placed on the panel
> icon, and a balloon pops up showing info on the app, xorg sucks a steady
> cpu close to 100%.

It's a shaped window, which will add overhead to rendering both of the
window itself and of the stuff underneath due to having to clip to
regions (LOTS of regions, since the corners are curved :o)).

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