[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 4/9] r200: Enable extensions by just setting the flags

Roland Scheidegger sroland at vmware.com
Thu Sep 8 11:13:45 PDT 2011

Am 08.09.2011 19:59, schrieb Eric Anholt:
> On Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:53:45 -0700, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
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>> On 09/06/2011 03:21 PM, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
>>> EXT_blend_equation_separate allows some unholy combinations which the
>>> r200 (possibly other hw too) can't handle correctly. Namely this
>>> combination makes it possible to have logic ops on rgb or alpha channels
>>> and color blending on the other channels.
>>> I know that at least sometime in the past this driver did not advertize
>>> EXT_blend_logic_op, since OpenGL 1.1 style logic ops do not have that
>>> problem and EXT_blend_logic_op wasn't really all that important. I guess
>>> though it's not exactly a severe problem since surely apps old enough to
>>> use EXT_blend_logic_op wouldn't try to use EXT_blend_equation_separate
>>> (though in theory some app could be clever and really want to do that...).
>> That's a good point.  I suspect that no hardware actually handles this
>> case correctly.  I seem to recall that this is the reason NVIDIA doesn't
>> support GL_EXT_blend_logic_op in their drivers.  I know the non-Quadro
>> cards don't support it, anyway.
>> Does this work on later chips in the Radeon family?
>> I don't think anyone will miss GL_EXT_blend_logic_op if we just remove
>> it altogether.
> Sadly, for the purpose of doing X on top of GL, we actually do want
> logic ops.

Yes but do we need GL_EXT_blend_logic_op and not the GL 1.1 style logic ops?


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