[Nouveau] [Mesa3d-dev] [RFC] Merge of a reincarnation of the nouveau classic mesa driver.

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Tue Feb 2 15:45:33 PST 2010

Xavier Chantry wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Francisco Jerez <currojerez at riseup.net> wrote:
>> For a long time the gallium pipe drivers for nvidia fixed function cards
>> (nv0x, nv1x and, to some extent, nv2x) have remained unmaintained and
>> godforsaken -- especially nv0x and nv1x had seen almost no progress
>> since their creation.
>> They've recently grown a classic mesa driver which implements many new
>> features: texturing, hardware-accelerated tnl. However the killer
>> feature is "it actually draws stuff" (and if you're lucky even some
>> simple games at reasonable FPS) so I don't like to consider this a step
>> back.
>> Right now it is located in a git repo here [1], "mesa-next" is the
>> branch I'm proposing to merge. I'll reply myself with the patches
>> affecting core mesa it depends on, to give them more visibility. Of
>> course driver-related comments are welcome too.
>> [1] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~currojerez/mesa/
> I did some testing of a few opengl games, just for fun and by curiosity.
> Card is nv25 (64mb vram).
> - works perfectly
> openarena tremulous xmoto frozen-bubble hedgewars neverball supertux2
> - works with some problems
> * teeworlds : perfect after a hack to workaround this issue :
>        nv04_surface.c:246: nv04_surface_copy_swizzle: Assertion
> `!(dst->offset & 63)' failed.
> * foobillard : works but this error shows up :
> 	Mesa: User error: GL_STACK_OVERFLOW in glPushMatrix(mode=GL_TEXTURE, unit=0)

That's a bug in foobillard.  I remember looking into it years ago.  I 
guess nobody fixed it yet.


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