[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 11/19] glx: Replace DRI2WaitForSBC custom protocol with XCB.

Chad Versace chad.versace at linux.intel.com
Thu Oct 4 17:00:36 PDT 2012

On 10/04/2012 01:38 PM, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Chad Versace <chad.versace at linux.intel.com> writes:
>> I would have used the checked variant of the xcb call,
>> xcb_dri2_wait_xbc, and then returned 1 if an error had occured. Why
>> did you choose to use the unchecked variant?
>> I'm aware that the old DRI2WaitSBC also always blindly returned
>> success, but is there justification for the new code to also do that?
> Preserves current behavior of passing errors through.  The spec is a
> badly done port of the WGL version and specifies:
> 1) Returning a boolean error value for any error in the wait functions.
> 2) Integer error values to be returned for various cases.
> Those integer error values are specified from the set returned by
> glXGetConfig(), not the set of GLX errors used by everything else in
> GLX.
> Our conclusion was that what the spec author would have meant was that
> those errors specified mean "pass these errors through, except using
> actual GLX error names", and the weird bool error return from these
> functions would be for whatever other sort of error might occur in
> processing.

Ok, thanks for the explanation.

For patches 11-14,
Reviewed-by: Chad Versace <chad.versace at linux.intel.com>

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