[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 0/6] Enable OpenGL 4.0 on Haswell

Kenneth Graunke kenneth at whitecape.org
Tue Jan 3 15:21:50 UTC 2017

On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 11:42:50 AM PST Iago Toral Quiroga wrote:
> Enabling GL 4.0 in gen7 requires a bit of work because some hardware and kernel
> combinations may not support all the features. Specifically, we need to know
> if the kernel can do pipelined register writes. Unfortunately, this requires
> that we emit batches at screen creation time when we don't have a brw_context
> available (all our current batch emission infrastructure relies on this).
> See [1] and [2] for more details.
> This little series implements the minimum infrastructure necessary so we can
> emit a batch to check for register writes at screen creation time.
> The first 4 patches refactor some of the interl_batchbuffer code so they don't
> require a brw_context parameter. This way we can reuse the code directly at
> screen creation time.

Patches 1-4 are:
Reviewed-by: Kenneth Graunke <kenneth at whitecape.org>

Regardless of what we decide to do, I think they're a nice cleanup,
and we may as well land them.
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