[Mesa-dev] [PATCHv2 6/9] gallium: rename DRM_API_HANDLE_TYPE* WINSYS_HANDLE_TYPE*

Marc-André Lureau marcandre.lureau at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 05:44:33 PDT 2015

Hi Marek

On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 10:21 PM, Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:

> The idea of drm_driver.h and the DRM prefix is that it's meant to be
> Linux-specific, and winsys_handle should be considered an opaque
> structure by most state trackers. I think VMWare have their own
> definition of winsys_handle for Windows.

Is this in upstream? I couldn't find it.

> The terms like "KMS", "SHARED" (= FLINK), and FD (= DMABUF) are very
> DRM-specific, so they shouldn't be considered a standard gallium/winsys
> interface.

Perhaps they could be renamed so other terms, not drm-specific, could be


It was possible to introduce a drisw-specific winsys struct before the gbm
"kms_swrast" driver, but since then both headers are used simultaneously,
so a common structure seems necessary.


Marc-André Lureau
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