brian.paul at tungstengraphics.com
Mon Aug 28 16:08:00 PDT 2006
Sean D'Epagnier wrote:
> Hi, I have been working on opengl programs and glut to run on top of mesa's
> fbdev driver.
> I have also run miniglx on my radeon 7500, and I am impressed by seeing
> hardware acceleration, but it has a lot of problems, a lot of this is by
> trying to implement the glx protocol. I am told egl will replace miniglx.
> I would like to know what the status of egl is, and what needs to be done.
> Even if there are issues that haven't been worked out yet, lets discuss
> them and decide on resolutions.
EGL is kind of in limbo now. I haven't had time to work on it for a
while (and apparently no one else has).
The status of things can be gleaned from the Mesa/src/egl/docs/* files.
> If one were to run X on top of egl, would glx be implemented to work
> as indirect rendering?
Ideally both indirect and direct rendering would work.
> Would egl programs be able to run under x under egl?
To be determined.
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