rfc: xserver rebase in F20 (was Re: Slipping F21)

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 21:06:14 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 10:18 PM, David Airlie <airlied at redhat.com> wrote:
>> > To add some context the feature that I am asking for is working DRI3 +
>> > present ... with mesa 10.2
>> > it gives us GLX_EXT_buffer_age which finally fixes tearing issues in
>> > mutter that some user are experiencing
>> > without using workarounds like forcing the compositor to always redraw
>> > the whole screen (which costs performance
>> > and battery life).
>> There is no working DRI3 + present anywhere at all yet, or if there is
>> it involves SNA which has its own set of not working.

The latest intel ddx supports it using uxa
Sna and glamor should work as well (well as well as they do using DRI2).

> And also DRI3 breaks a bunch of working features like gpu offload,

Oh good to know.

> again
> DRI3 + present is a keithp feature, it works on his laptop so he shipped it.
> It needs someone who cares to take over and finish development.

.... ugh ... has there been any discussion on this before merging it?

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