----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Kofler" <kevin.kofler(a)chello.at>
Sent: Saturday, 20 February, 2016 12:14:00 PM
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Fedora support for Vulkan
David Airlie wrote:
> No, nothing concrete has been mentioned in this area at all.
> sw rendering won't benefit from vulkan very much, in fact it would be
> worse than GL in some cases, as Vulkan really works on the building up
> long command buffers and executing them, rather than direct execution in a
> context that GL does.
But eventually there will be Vulkan-only software and some fallback is
needed for the hardware not supported by any hardware driver.
Not necessarily. Until someone writes one, there are no plans to have one.
We have GL, I doubt we'll be writing compositors in Vulkan anytime soon,
fallbacks would probably be to use GL.