[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] egl: Allow 24-bit visuals for 32-bit RGBA8888 configs

Ian Romanick idr at freedesktop.org
Mon Feb 25 10:51:50 PST 2013

From: Ian Romanick <ian.d.romanick at intel.com>

Previously only the 32-bit X visual would match the 32-bit RGBA8888
configs.  This resulted in every config with alpha getting the "magic"
visual whose alpha is used by the compositor.  This also resulted in no
multisample visuals being advertised.  How many ways could we lose?

This patch inverts the problem... now you can't get the visual with
alpha used by the compositor even if you want it.  I think we need to
invent a new value for EGL_TRANSPARENT_TYPE that apps can use to get
this.  I'm surprised that there isn't already a choice for

Signed-off-by: Ian Romanick <ian.d.romanick at intel.com>
Tested-by: Tian Ye <yex.tian at intel.com>
Cc: Kristian Høgsberg <krh at bitplanet.net>
Cc: Chad Versace <chad.versace at linux.intel.com>
Bugzilla: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=59783
 src/egl/drivers/dri2/egl_dri2.c | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/src/egl/drivers/dri2/egl_dri2.c b/src/egl/drivers/dri2/egl_dri2.c
index ae842d7..5d00e4f 100644
--- a/src/egl/drivers/dri2/egl_dri2.c
+++ b/src/egl/drivers/dri2/egl_dri2.c
@@ -195,7 +195,14 @@ dri2_add_config(_EGLDisplay *disp, const __DRIconfig *dri_config, int id,
       for (i = 0; attr_list[i] != EGL_NONE; i += 2)
          _eglSetConfigKey(&base, attr_list[i], attr_list[i+1]);
-   if (depth > 0 && depth != base.BufferSize)
+   /* Allow a 24-bit RGB visual to match a 32-bit RGBA fbconfig.  Otherwise it
+    * will only match a 32-bit RGBA visual.  On a composited window manager on
+    * X11, this will make all of the fbconfigs with destination alpha get
+    * blended by the compositor.  This is probably not what the application
+    * wants... especially on drivers that only have 32-bit RGBA fbconfigs!
+    */
+   if (depth > 0 &&
+       !(depth == base.BufferSize || (depth == 24 && base.BufferSize == 32)))
       return NULL;
    if (rgba_masks && memcmp(rgba_masks, dri_masks, sizeof(dri_masks)))

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