will wayland support multi plane?
marcus.xm.lorentzon at stericsson.com
Fri Apr 29 00:50:47 PDT 2011
compositor-drm is just another Wayland demo compositor backend. The -drm
one is a backend for DRM/KMS, just as the -x11 and -openwfd are backends
for those APIs.
On 04/29/2011 03:24 AM, Zhao, Juan J wrote:
> That looks great!:)
> One simple question, what is compositor-drm? Is that one drm kernel
> module special for wayland?
> On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 12:51 +0200, Benjamin Franzke wrote:
>> Yeah, we'll work on integrating the kms overlay stuff, thats talked
>> about on dri-devel , into compositor-drm as well as
>>  http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2011-April/010559.html
>> 2011/4/28 Marcus Lorentzon<marcus.xm.lorentzon at stericsson.com>:
>>> On 04/28/2011 11:27 AM, Zhao, Juan J wrote:
>>>> Hi there,
>>>> Some embedded system provide more than one plan to work at the same
>>>> time to get better performance. For example, one video running on one
>>>> plane and one other video or graphics run on the other plane.
>>>> Will wayland take this to be considered? One video on plane A, one
>>>> window on Plane B, and the cursor in on Plane C....
>>> Maybe the new OpenWF Display compositor will make this possible. As I
>>> understand, overlays are not "standard" in KMS, but by abstracting KMS with
>>> OpenWFD, any vendor providing OpenWFD drivers with multiple pipes should be
>>> able to get overlays in the "demo" wayland compositor (as long as the
>>> compositor is extended to make use of multiple pipes).
>>> I guess Ben can give more details on the target of this new compositor.
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