Hi, sorry for the delay - I've been pretty busy!
I don't know much about XBMC however I was told the menus got faster when they took my memcpy code..? I thought it was all driven by GL though. If this is the case then I'm afraid nothing I've been developing in this thread will help. If they are using GL then,
dom wrote:Whether the ARM generates the commands to render the menus in an efficient manner is a different question.
gets my vote!
A Future Pilot wrote:Will this same development work towards things rendered in a framebuffer in the console? (I would assume not, since that's not inside X)
X does render into the framebuffer... Or are you interested in no-X programs? I'm only targetting 2D X at the moment.
Nearly all the source
amknight wrote:Sorry to be immensely dim and/or lethargic, but is there any way I can get hold of the Debian packages and source code to try this accelerated server out? I think it's a fabulous idea and I will give feedback.
is available here: https://github.com/simonjhall/
However packages are not yet available. I released some packages to select people a couple of months ago but work has since been done to support some features of the newest Linux kernel that make it easier for users to get started with the code. Also various performance enhancements etc etc. Finally a new and exciting feature I'm not quite ready to discuss yet... Assuming that goes in and goes well packages will definitely be on general release soon!
(and Charlie I will reply to you asap!)