[Mesa-dev] separate depth and stencil buffers in gallium

Keith Whitwell keith.whitwell at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 03:20:51 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:

>>> I'm mainly posting just wondering if anyone else has considered this
>>> or any other hardware this might be useful for exists, or if anyone
>>> can speak to the pitfalls I'll face.
>>> I've got some initial done in 30 mins hacks
>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~airlied/mesa/log/?h=sep-zs
> So I'm guessing I've taken the wrong approach here from reading this,
> I should probably not expose this to gallium, and just make sure the DDX
> allocates a large enough buffer for two planes.

This sounds good, especially if sampling needs yet more logic.

Presumably things like Hyper-Z require their own, additional storage?


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