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

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 16:40:48 UTC 2016

On 11 October 2016 at 19:59, Gary Wong <gtw at gnu.org> wrote:
> 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.
It may be that you need a trivial change in drmParsePciDeviceInfo to
get things working, but we can sort that in libdrm.

>> 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.
Amazing, thanks!


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