[Intel-gfx] 2.10 and 2.9 point releases
eric at anholt.net
Tue Jun 8 02:56:57 PDT 2010
On Tue, 8 Jun 2010 09:16:13 +1000, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 6:55 AM, Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net> wrote:
> > For whatever libdrm knock-it-off-with-the-overallocation patch we settle
> > on, it's going to trigger the bug with the 2D driver underallocating
> > framebuffer memory on my 1440x900 laptop. I've pushed tested patches to
> > both branches, and my plan is to roll point releases of those, and
> > mention in the libdrm release notes whenever that happens that you'll
> > want either 2.9.2, 2.10.1, 2.11, or
> > d08782e1a17279092fa4027d98d25ef36a9f80e5 in your 2D driver. The
> > alternative would be for libdrm to avoid good behavior unless the driver
> > said it was ready to cope, but that seems messy when the fix is so
> > trivial.
> Uggh, you've heard of ABIs? I'd rather we maintained them if we could.
It was certainly never my intention that "your BOs are all power of two
sized" was part of the ABI. I figured with a 1-line patch to the buggy
software and a mention in the release notes we'd be fine.
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