vmwgfx GL3 and other -next (4.3) pathches

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Wed Aug 12 14:07:35 PDT 2015

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 08:31:09PM +0200, Thomas Hellstrom wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I've pushed the current upcoming vmwgfx patches for 4.3 into
> git://people.freedesktop.org/~thomash/linux
> branch vmwgfx-next for review.
> There are quite a few patches so I figured that this would be easier
> than posting all patches on the mailing list.
> The patches are all internally reviewed, either by me, Sinclair Yeh,
> Brian Paul or Charmaine Lee.
> The patchset basically enables the following
> - Screen targets - Use of a new device API for scanout buffers
> - Command buffers - A device command buffer queue replacing the old ring
> fifo.
> - GL3 - support for a new device functionality called "DX" that enables
> us to support GL3. Mesa gallium driver support for GL3 is about to be
> published. The patches for DX support have been heavily squashed.
> Please let me know if anybody has any objections against this.

Out of curiosity I did take a (very) quick look and also tried to find the
corresponding userspace parts. On a quick search I didn't find anything
for libdrm or mesa, neither on mailing lists or already committed. Where
are those pieces?
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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