[Mesa-dev] Radeon DRI1 removal
airlied at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 09:10:51 PDT 2011
>> So, Radeon maintainers, what do you think? And, does anyone else want
>> to test it on the other drivers? I caught two bugs in my r300 testing
>> (one too many lines cut in one r300 commit, and I had also removed the
>> texsubimage code in an unrelated-to-the-series commit, but it regressed
>> s3tc-texsubimage so I backed it out).
> I don't see AMD doing any more work on DRI1. The cleanup would be
> nice, but it would also mean dropping support for *BSD. OTOH, these
> drivers aren't likely to see any more changes feature-wise so sticking
> with mesa 7.11 would work. Also, are there are any Linux distros that
> care about DRI1 anymore? If so, speak now. Also, as Michel said, if
> we drop DRI1 support, we might as well drop r300c and r600c altogether
> in favor of the gallium variants.
Hell yes, drop r300c and r600c as well.
We can get DRI2 tiling working on r100/r200 again then with texture
mapping as previously they relied on us knowing the tiling formats
which are totally undocumented and I never figured out in sw.
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