[Mesa-dev] big endian: r600g

Dragomir Ivanov drago.ivanov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 04:52:55 PDT 2015

Best thing to do is to hire some developer to do the work for you. If it
knows Mesa well, this can be cheaper and faster than doing it yourself. I
know Timothy Arceri  ( t_arceri at yahoo.com.au)  was doing some Mesa work for
pay in the past.

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Christian Zigotzky <chzigotzky at xenosoft.de
> wrote:

> Hi Michel,
> Thank you for your answer. I don't have an idea anymore. Could you tell me
> which files we have to modify? Is it possible to port the AMD Catalyst
> driver to the PowerPC platform? If yes do you know how can I in touch with
> AMD? Please help us. We want to release new PowerPC desktop systems but
> without 3D acceleration it wouldn't be so nice.
> Cheers,
> Christian
> On 19 August 2015 at 09:12 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>> On 19.08.2015 15:02, Christian Zigotzky wrote:
>>> Could you please adapt the r600g driver for the changed PIPE_FORMAT_*
>>> semantics for big endian machines, please?
>>> All Power Mac and AMIGA one users can't use AMD Radeon HD7xxx or higher
>>> for 3D acceleration. The r600g driver needs to be adapted to changes in
>>> the way the Gallium3D infrastructure deals with big endian hosts.
>>> Bug report: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=72877
>> I'm afraid this kind of request isn't going to get you anywhere. The
>> problem is that there's nobody working on Mesa who cares about those
>> platforms. You'd need to find somebody who cares about those platforms
>> and who can work on fixing the issues.
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