[Mesa-dev] [1/2] loader: add loader_open_name(..)
christian.gmeiner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 10:16:06 UTC 2018
Am Fr., 10. Aug. 2018 um 19:52 Uhr schrieb Emil Velikov
<emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>:
> On 10 August 2018 at 13:25, Martin Fuzzey <martin.fuzzey at flowbird.group> wrote:
> > Hi Christian,
> > On 01/08/18 23:07, Christian Gmeiner wrote:
> >> Add an improved drmOpenWithType(..) clone which fixes some serious
> >> flaws. Some highlights:
> >> - using busid works only with PCI devices
> >> - open() w/o O_CLOEXEC
> >> - when build w/o udev - it creates a node: mkdir, chown(root), chmod,
> >> mknod
> >> - calls back into Xserver/DDX module
> >> - last but no least - borderline hacks with massive documentation 
> >> to keep this running.
> >> Signed-off-by: Christian Gmeiner <christian.gmeiner at gmail.com>
> > Why do this in mesa rather than fixing (or adding a new version if necessary
> > for backwards compatibility) to the libdrm code?
> By fixing the libdrm code, we'll break old users - something that is a
> no-go for open-source projects.
If we add a complete new api function to libdrm and it gets accepted I am okay
to put my effort into this direction.
> I've been slowly chipping on libdrm3 for far too long. Sadly it's not
> the most enjoyable thing to hack on in one's spare time.
libdrm3 sounds interesting... do you have some more information about
> FWIW, Christian's second take on the topic is here .
Which I have planed to push by the end of the week.
>  https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/47923/
Christian Gmeiner, MSc
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