[Mesa-dev] [Bug 84566] Unify the format conversion code

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Thu Oct 9 05:26:14 PDT 2014


--- Comment #10 from Iago Toral <itoral at igalia.com> ---
(In reply to Iago Toral from comment #9)
> Jason, piglit tests hit cases where they attempt to convert GL format and
> data type combinations that do not match any of the existing mesa formats.
> For example GL_RGB +  GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE_2_3_3_REV (BBGG GRRR). The Only mesa
> format of this kind is MESA_FORMAT_B2G3R3_UNORM (RRRG GGBB).
> This means that we don't have pack and unpack functions for these types,
> which we need to use a master conversion function. I think the natural thing
> to do would be to add new mesa_format types for these, together with their
> format_pack.c and format_unpack.c functions (which should be auto-generated
> too). I suppose it is okay to add new mesa_format enums, right?

BTW, as an added bonus, with this approach we will speed up conversion for some
of these types too. For example, the way Mesa currently handles
GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE_2_3_3_REV to GL_RGBA UBYTE involves two conversions (2_3_3_REV
-> RGBA FLOAT -> RGBA_UBYTE), while we would be able to do that in one go via
the auto-generated unpack function.

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