[Intel-gfx] Moving 2D acceleration out of X driver into libdrm

Eugeni Dodonov eugeni at dodonov.net
Sat Jan 21 00:17:11 CET 2012

On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 21:10, Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> >> Does anyone have any thoughts on moving a lot of the 2D acceleration
> >> out of the X driver and into libdrm, this way it can be used by non-X
> >> drivers?
> >
> > The goal is not to move it out, it's to delete it and just use GL.
> Now that SNA is finally almost stable and really fast, revert
> everything and go back to the dark age intel users had to live with
> for so long? ;)
> Seriously, every time when there were huge steps a lot of stuff
> regressed (XAA/EXA/UXA/SNA) - and that happend quite often in the last
> few years. I now if I am prepared for another round just yet...

Don't forget that there is Glamor now as well :).

Eugeni Dodonov
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