New handling of privates [was: Re: xf86-video-intel 2.5 release planning]

Keith Packard keithp at
Fri Aug 1 11:31:11 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 13:56 -0400, Eamon Walsh wrote:

> Yes, this consolidation should be done.  I also have the OK from Peter 
> to remove some DIX-level keys associated with the MPX merge.  And 
> lately, a lot of code has been dropped from master which has cut down on 
> the number of keys.

The private indicies should be allocated per object-type instead of
globally; that way you'd only deal with the number of privates that
could be instantiated on a particular object.

That's the way it used to work.

keith.packard at
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