vmwgfx GL3 and other -next (4.3) pathches

Thomas Hellstrom thellstrom at vmware.com
Wed Aug 12 22:06:49 PDT 2015

On 08/12/2015 11:02 PM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> 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.
> Just submit it to dri-devel, it's really not that much compared to other
> big patch series here ;-)
> -Daniel
OK, I'll do that. I spoke briefly to Dave some time ago and he suggested
using a tree in this way, unless someone on dri-devel objected.


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