[PATCH 3/6] xf86drmMode: Make atomic request structures visible

Hyungwon Hwang human.hwang at samsung.com
Thu Aug 20 23:06:58 PDT 2015

Hi Emil,

On Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:23:09 +0100
Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 August 2015 at 01:58, Hyungwon Hwang <human.hwang at samsung.com>
> wrote:
> > This patch makes 'struct _drmModeAtomicReqItem' and 'struct
> > _drmModeAtomicReq' visible from outside. This is needed for
> > userspace applications to use those structures when calling
> > drmModeAtomicCommit().
> >
> Hmmm what is missing in the current API, that one needs direct access
> to the structs ? If we expose these to the user we'll be putting a
> (ABI) hedgehog down our pants (i.e. it might be ok, but will likely
> result in a very painful experience).

I also agree with you. I think I should drop this patch, and find
another way for modetest.


Best regards,
Hyungwon Hwang

> Thanks
> Emil

More information about the dri-devel mailing list