Monthly Archives: June 2009

Hacking local defaults into GConf

It’s very useful to create a limited JHBuild moduleset that builds just a tiny portion of GNOME. We do this for GNOME Shell and it allows people to get GNOME Shell running in just a few minutes without debugging build problems in a gigantic pile of modules. However a persistent problem with doing this is […]

Timing frame display

Now that we know that we want to draw in frames, the question arises: how do we decide when to draw a new frame? Some criteria: smoothness – how high a frame rate can we sustain? latency – when we get an event, how quickly can we display that on the screen? reliability – if […]