Bug 107976 - high CPU utilization with transparent effect
Summary: high CPU utilization with transparent effect
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2003-10-25 13:29 UTC by MORAIN Lionel
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-14 03:56:20 UTC
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Description MORAIN Lionel 2003-10-25 13:29:12 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1) Gecko/20031009

Description of problem:
When using the transparent effect in the gnome-terminal profil with a black
screen whitout picture, very high CPU utilization, if I disable this effect or
set a background picture (PNG), the CPU is restored !

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.unset background picture and just have a black background
2.run the gnome-terminal
3.set the transparent effect

Actual Results:  High CPU utilization

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2004-04-14 03:56:20 UTC
This is not a bug of gnome-terminal, but rather a limitation of X.

Follow this upstream development project that may one day give us
"alpha blending" type wicked cool effects like this.  After xorg gains
this feature in the future, I suspect software like gnome-terminal may
need modification usptream to support it.  Talk to the upstream
authors at that time.

Comment 2 Colin Charles 2004-08-19 14:07:59 UTC
I cannot reproduce this with vte-0.11.10-7 and gnome-terminal-2.7.3-1
and xorg-x11- 

 gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/background
 color_shading_type = vertical-gradient
 secondary_color = #687096
 primary_color = #8A94C6
 picture_filename = /usr/share/backgrounds/images/default.png
 picture_options = none
 picture_opacity = 100
 draw_background = true

So looks like its definitely notabug.

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