[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] r300g: only allow byteswapped formats on big endian

Grazvydas Ignotas notasas at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 22:40:09 UTC 2017

So, as there are no better solutions in sight, can somebody please
push this patch?


On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 5:33 AM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
>> On 14/02/17 08:25 PM, Marek Olšák wrote:
>>> I've changed my mind. The patch can be merged if nobody disagrees.
>> It would be nice to better understand what exactly the problem is. It
>> seems unlikely that it's actually an endianness specific problem in the
>> driver code, more likely an endianness specific problem in state tracker
>> code, or maybe a non-endianness-specific problem in the driver code
>> (which may or may not be possible to hit on big endian hosts as well).
>> In other words, I suspect this isn't a fix for the actual problem, but
>> just a workaround. That said, if you guys are happy with that, I'm not
>> holding it up.
> I tend to agree, but OTOH, r300 is pretty old and BE systems are
> pretty few and far between these days.  Neither of which are conducive
> to spending much time on them.  Someone with an interest in BE systems
> really needs to step up and fix up endian handling in mesa for real.
> Alex

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