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

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Thu Oct 9 08:08:18 PDT 2014


--- Comment #11 from Jason Ekstrand <jason at jlekstrand.net> ---
(In reply to Iago Toral from comment #10)
> (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.

How many formats like this are there?  If it's only a few, then it probably
makes sense to add the few mesa_formats that we need.

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