[Mesa-dev] Patch against glxinfo: one line per extension

Ian Romanick idr at freedesktop.org
Thu Jan 20 16:49:30 PST 2011

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On 01/20/2011 12:15 PM, Nathan Kidd wrote:
> On 11-01-20 02:35 PM, Alexandre Demers wrote:
>> I'd like to propose a patch against glxinfo. Instead of separating the
>> extensions by a comma, it creates a new line. It's visually easier to
>> read through the extensions. Also, when doing a diff between supported
>> extensions by classic driver and gallium driver, it's a lot simpler to
>> compare the results.
> Neutral argument:
>   These days there are so many visuals/fbconfigs that you have to pipe
> into less anyway.
> Argument against:
>   The useful info like client/server glx versions, vendor, etc. are
> interspersed between these lists.  It will make everyone have to page
> several times to get the particular lines they want.  To me this is a
> deal-breaker.
> Being able to diff the extension lists is useful, however, so unless
> this were an (off by default) option, how about using the work around I
> use:
> glxinfo | sed -e 's/, G/\nG/g' -e 's/^  *//'

I agree with Nathan and Brian.  Either use sed to do the splitting or
make it an option to enable one-per-line.
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