Originally Posted by entropy
Hmm. Isn't that solvable with multi-buffered compositors?
At least, wasn't that the conclusion from "some other" thread?
Well, that probably adds some latency, but there is no free lunch, I guess.
I'm still eagerly waiting for information about GLAMOR's status
concerning multiple screens and screen rotations.
Yes, using a compositor removes tearing (assuming a proper compositor).
I happen to use X without a compositor, so tearing in "2d mode" would seriously affect me.