[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 2/2] gallium: add texture update hook to screen

Jakob Bornecrantz wallbraker at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 00:37:24 PDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Errr, what about using flush_frontbuffer, it seems todo
>> the exact same thing.
> Hmm I wonder if I could overload it actually I hadn't considered that,
> its not exactly the same thing,
> but its pretty close to what I'd want to do alright.

It was used on windows to call the magical present ioctl,
its also used by llvm to flush pixels from the tile cache to the linear
displaytarget store, or at least it used to, not so sure now.

The void* backend thingy is a remnant from the windows days.

Cheers, Jakob.

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