[Intel-gfx] xf86-video-intel 2.5 release planning

Jesse Barnes jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Fri Aug 1 02:13:31 CEST 2008

On Thursday, July 31, 2008 4:48 pm Robert Lowery wrote:
> > 4. No more video tearing
> > One of our #1 complaints since adding textured video support is tearing.
> > It
> > seems to occur in both composited and non-composited configurations,
> > depending on what else is going on in the system.  With recent changes to
> > Mesa, hopefully the composited case can be solved by making the
> > compositing
> > manager use scheduled buffer swaps (i.e. using glxSwapBuffers with
> > vblank_mode=3 or similar), but in the non-composited case we'll need to
> > make
> > our Xv and XvMC code a bit smarter.
> How about XvMC support for 965 based chipsets?  The 965-xvmc branch
> currently only has support for frame based DCT_type.  Is anyone working on
> this?

I'm not sure if Nanhai will have it done in time for 2.5; there's still a lot 
of work to do aiui.  Nanhai?


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