[Mesa-dev] Time to merge threaded GL dispatch? (aka glthread)

Marek Olšák maraeo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 22:48:23 UTC 2017

On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 9:27 PM, Jan Ziak <0xe2.0x9a.0x9b at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> I am against application profiles - in the form of "a
> community-maintained whitelist of apps" or in any other form
> explicitly associating the name/ID of an app with a Mesa variable
> which controls the behavior of Mesa.
> Application profiles would be a manifestation of poor algorithms in
> the OpenGL implementation.

No, it's called incremental progress.

The Mesa community doesn't have resources to develop a multithreaded
solution that is perfect from day 1. Incremental progress will get us
there eventually. Or not. But it's the only way to get somewhere with
our limited resources.


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