[Mesa-dev] Gallium improvements and cleanups

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Mon Jan 3 07:43:30 PST 2011

On 12/29/2010 11:59 AM, Marek Olšák wrote:
> Hi,
> first there's a few of patches of mine that are still awaiting a review. Those are:
> [PATCH] st/mesa: advertise GL_ARB_half_float_pixel (posted on Dec 18)
> [PATCH] mesa: preserve 10 bits of precision in the texstore general path for ARGB2101010 (posted on Dec 22)
> [PATCH] u_upload_mgr: keep the upload buffer mapped until it is flushed (posted on Dec 25)
> Now about this patch series. It contains all sorts of stuff from my private branch which I consider useful. Please see below.
> [PATCH 1/7] u_upload_mgr: new features
> - This is an important patch I need for r300g, because the current u_upload_mgr interface no longer suits my needs. It depends on the previous u_upload_mgr patch sent on Dec 25.
> [PATCH 2/7] st/mesa: do sanity checks on states only in debug builds
> - This is a little performance improvement.
> [PATCH 3/7] st/mesa: optimize constant buffer uploads
> - This is an important performance improvement and gives drivers more freedom as to how they implement constant buffer uploads.
> [PATCH 4/7] gallium: drivers should reference vertex buffers
> - This is a preparation for atomizing vertex arrays in st/mesa, i.e. something that we need to address our biggest performance issues on the state tracker side. I'll post more on that once I have something that works and isn't a set of ugly hacks.
> [PATCH 5/7] tgsi: remove redundant name tables from tgsi_text, use those from tgsi_dump
> [PATCH 6/7] st/mesa: remove unused members in st_context
> [PATCH 7/7] vbo: remove a redundant call to _ae_invalidate_state
> - These three are just cleanups.

These look good.  Just a few comments in my next emails...


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