XdbeSwapBuffers(3) X FUNCTIONS XdbeSwapBuffers(3)NAMEXdbeSwapBuffers - swaps front and back DBE buffers.
This function swaps the front and back buffers for a list of windows.
The argument num_windows specifies how many windows are to have their
buffers swapped; it is the number of elements in the swap_info array.
The argument swap_info specifies the information needed per window to
do the swap.
The XdbeSwapInfo structure has the following fields:
swap_window specifies the window for which to swap buffers.
swap_action specifies the swap action to use for this swap_window.
swap_action determines what will happen to the new back buffer of the
swap_window it is paired with in the list in addition to making the old
back buffer become visible. The defined actions are as follows:
The contents of the new back buffer become undefined. This may
be the most efficient action since it allows the implementation
to discard the contents of the buffer if it needs to.
The unobscured region of the new back buffer will be tiled with
the window background. The background action allows devices to
use a fast clear capability during a swap.
The unobscured region of the new back buffer will be unmodified
by the swap.
The unobscured region of the new back buffer will be the con‐
tents of the old back buffer
A non-double-buffered window was specified or a window was spec‐
An invalid window was specified.
An invalid swap action was specified.
DBE, XdbeAllocateBackBufferName(), XdbeBeginIdiom(), XdbeDeallocate‐
BackBufferName(), XdbeEndIdiom(), XdbeFreeVisualInfo(), XdbeGetBack‐
BufferAttributes(), XdbeGetVisualInfo(), XdbeQueryExtension().
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