[Mesa-dev] Broadcom VC4 project

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Wed Jun 18 17:14:04 PDT 2014

On 18.06.2014 16:28, Eric Anholt wrote:
> I'm probably going to start out doing a gallium driver for simplicity,
> to avoid having to do all the DRI crap we've got in brw_context.c and
> texture miptree validation and getting user data into VBOs and all that
> other almost-boilerplate.  Long term I may end up switching to classic
> so I can get swrast fallbacks and the ability to implement single-copy
> manually-tiled TexImage uploads like.

FWIW, I don't think it'll be hard to do the latter with Gallium. We
probably just need to add transfer API entrypoints which take a pointer
from the caller instead of returning a pointer to it.

Good luck for your new project!

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |                  http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer

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