[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] egl/dri2: disambiguate driver name

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Oct 17 15:42:22 UTC 2017

On 17/10/17 05:26 PM, Kai Wasserbäch wrote:
> So far the Mesa-internal EGL driver "dri2" returned "DRI2" as its driver
> name. This causes confusion, because there is a kernel interface by the
> same name where a version 3 is available.
> This change attempts to make it clearer that the "dri2" name of the Mesa
> EGL driver has nothing to do with that kernel interface and is rather a
> Mesa internal versioning of an interface.

DRI3 is an X11 protocol extension, not a kernel interface.

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |               http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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