vmwgfx GL3 and other -next (4.3) pathches

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 05:31:52 PDT 2015

Hi Thomas,

On 14 August 2015 at 12:29, Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom at vmware.com> wrote:
> On 08/13/2015 08:38 AM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 7:04 AM, Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom at vmware.com> wrote:
>>>> 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
>>> The mesa code is ready and working but undergoing final tidying before
>>> upstreaming. The aim is of course to release it well before linux 4.3 is
>>> out. However our kernel interface has just undergone very minor change
>> In my opinion userspace must be ready for merging (and public) before
>> the kernel code can go in. That's at least what I enforce for i915 and
>> how all other drivers are handled.
>> -Daniel
> OK, so the mesa code has now been published here:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~thomash/mesa/log/?h=svga-gl3-merge
> While it's in principle ready for merging, it lacks some final reviewing
> and testing but otherwise should work fine.
I cannot see the series ever making it to the (mesa-dev) mailing list.
Did it got stuck due to its size or you forgot to send it over ?
Mildly related - the mesa 11.0 branchpoint is just a few hours away,
so it seems that this work will miss it :(


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