[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3.0

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Wed Mar 22 10:01:02 UTC 2017

[ Dropping the xorg(-announce) lists ]

On 17/03/17 07:12 PM, Andy Furniss wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
>> I'm pleased to announce the 1.3.0 release of xf86-video-amdgpu,
>> Highlights:
>> * Allow TearFree to be toggled at runtime via an RandR output property
>>   "TearFree". The xorg.conf option "TearFree" now controls the default
>>   value of the output properties.
> Nice feature.

Glad you like it. :)

> Minor man page glitch = the line starting with 'on' in the
> patch snippet below doesn't show up when viewed with man amdgpu.
> +Set the default value of the per-output 'TearFree' property, which
> controls
> +tearing prevention using the hardware page flipping mechanism. TearFree is
> +on for any CRTC associated with one or more outputs with TearFree on. Two
> +separate scanout buffers need to be allocated for each CRTC with TearFree
> +on. While TearFree is on for any CRTC, it currently prevents clients
> from using
> +DRI page flipping. If this option is set, the default value of the
> property is
> +'on' or 'off' accordingly. If this option isn't set, the default value
> of the
> +property is
> +.B auto,
> +which means that TearFree is on for outputs with rotation or other RandR
> +transforms, and for RandR 1.4 slave outputs, otherwise off.

Ah! Thanks, I had noticed "property is property is" in the generated
manpage, but totally missed that a whole line was missing in between!

Fix posted for review: https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/145647/

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