[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 2/4] st/dri2: Add shared flag to missing locations

Marek Olšák maraeo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 01:54:02 PDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 10:22 AM, Erik Faye-Lund <kusmabite at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 10:34 PM, Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Axel Davy <axel.davy at ens.fr> wrote:
>>> The PIPE_BIND_SHARED flag should be added whenever
>>> the resource may be shared with another process.
>>> In particular if the resource is imported, or may
>>> be exported, the flag should be used.
>> This can't be enforced. EGL_MESA_image_dma_buf_export allows exporting
>> any texture. Mesa can't know in advance if a texture will be exported.
> Could we not, at least in theory, crate a new texture and blit the old
> one into it behind the scenes somehow when a texture gets exported?

Sharing means textures are shared. There is no blitting allowed. Other
users don't have to be notified that a shared texture has been
rendered to.


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