[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 12/16] loader: remove final sysfs codepath in loader_get_device_name_for_fd()

Gary Wong gtw at gnu.org
Tue Oct 11 18:59:46 UTC 2016

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 07:31:56PM +0100, Emil Velikov wrote:
> Gary, I believe that nuking sysfs is perfectly reasonable but if there
> are any technical reasons/obstacles why it must stay please shout.

Yup, I agree with the removal.  If I find any exceptions in the future
I may get in touch to reinstate the sysfs code or something like it,
but it does appear the libdrm handler covers all those cases anyway.

> Furthermore, if you and/or a fellow Gnu developers/users can prep some
> patches for mesa [1], libdrm [2] and/or other graphics stack packages
> that will be amazing.

I don't maintain those guix configs you cited and I'm not sure who
does, but I can investigate.

     Gary Wong         gtw at gnu.org         http://www.cs.utah.edu/~gtw/

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