[Mesa-dev] Functions/Entrypoints to be supported by XServer 2D driver.
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Jan 27 18:45:32 PST 2011
X server drivers are usually discussed on one of the xorg mailing lists,
You may want to check out the posted documentation on www.x.org before
asking questions, such as:
(also available as .txt or .pdf if you change the end of the URL)
Though those documents are not kept up to date very well.
On 01/27/11 06:41 PM, kumar vemuri wrote:
> Is this the wrong forum to post this question? Can someone suggest the
> right one if so...
> On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 13:20 +0530, kumar vemuri wrote:
>> Am new to linux graphics driver dev and is my spare time project.
>> Can someone answer some fundamental questions.
>> Its regarding the 2D device dependent driver <device_drv.so>.
>> a. My understanding is that this driver is needed for GPU accelerated 2D
>> rendering also. Hence its needed even if DRI is not enabled for 3D. Its
>> basically the 2D driver for the GPU. Is my understanding correct?
>> b. What are the functions that need to be implemented by this driver? Is
>> there a header file that is exported by the device independent part of
>> Xserver which lists all the functions that <device_drv.so> needs to
>> c. Any suggestions on how to start writing this 2D driver will certainly
>> be helpful.
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