[PATCH] [pixmap] rename/convert devKind and devPrivate fields
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Thu Oct 9 00:34:49 PDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 19:20 +0200, Maarten Maathuis wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Maarten Maathuis <madman2003 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > These names are supposedly historical, but everyone seems to use them
> > for the same purpose.
> > I am aware this may require a few minor changes to (for example) exa
> > drivers with driver based memory allocations.
> > I personally believe in having clear names rather than some obscure
> > remnant of the past. I removed the devPrivate considering the void
> > pointer is the only useful part anyway.
> > It would be nice to know if all !xfree86 has the equivilant of
> > VIDEODRV_ABI_VERSION.
> > Anyway, share your thoughts, comments and such.
> > Maarten.
> > PS. i can commit these myself, this is just for review, considering
> > it's a non-trivial change.
> Any thoughts about other stuff needing change in the pixmap (or maybe
> the closely related drawable)? I'm openminded to change, so it seems
> sensible to check if there are any other problems out there. Without
> any further complaints i'll probably go ahead with this in a few days.
I'm not sure this is worth the pain for drivers...
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