[Mesa-dev] [PATCH rfc 0/3] Be able to disable EGL/GLX_EXT_buffer_age

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 13:31:52 UTC 2018

Hi Qiang Yu

On 5 July 2018 at 03:31, Qiang Yu <yuq825 at gmail.com> wrote:
> For GPU like ARM mali Utgard EGL/GLX_EXT_buffer_age will make
> performace worse. But mesa has no way to disable it.
> This patch series make driver be able to disable it and add a
> gallium pipe cap for gallium driver usage. Due to currently
> only out of tree lima driver need it, and not sure if this is
> the right way to disable it, so I send this RFC before lima be
> able to upstream.
Pretty sure we already have a way to handle that. Look for
glx_disable_ext_buffer_age - it was introduced for the VMWare driver.
Although we should:
a) tweak the name - kind of split if we need to
b) add glx/dri2 and egl support


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