[RFC] drm: add overlays as first class KMS objects

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Tue Apr 26 07:16:00 PDT 2011

> having a list per hardware. uint32_t would give enough room to add all
> formats even if one format is only supported by one hardware only (at

It would indeed. A point realised by the Amiga designers in 1985 and
turned into a standard of sorts with a registry and process and adopted
by folks like Apple and Microsoft.

See www.fourcc.org. 4CC is already used by the kernel for Video4Linux.

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