[Mesa-dev] [Mesa-stable] [PATCH 2/2] auxiliary: use vl_drm_screen_create method for surfaceless

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 15:38:36 UTC 2017

Hi Suresh,

On 10 October 2017 at 07:20, sguttula <suresh.guttula at amd.com> wrote:
> when display type is VA_DISPLAY_DRM_RENDERNODES and if
> drm screen create method is not enabled then vscreen is
> NULL. To fix this issue,this patch will enable
> vl_drm_screen_create() for surfaceless platforms
Repeating some earlier questions:

 - why do we need "surfaceless" support
 - does upstream VAAPI has surfaceless platform
 - why is the surfaceless implementation identical to the DRM one

Without any additional information, I think you should be using the
drm platform.


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