[Mesa-dev] [RFC] Linux Graphics Next: Explicit fences everywhere and no BO fences - initial proposal

Simon Ser contact at emersion.fr
Tue Apr 27 18:27:27 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 8:01 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's an upcoming requirement for windows[1], so you are likely to
> start seeing this across all GPU vendors that support windows. I
> think the timing depends on how quickly the legacy hardware support
> sticks around for each vendor.

Hm, okay.

Will using the existing explicit synchronization APIs make it work
properly? (e.g. IN_FENCE_FD + OUT_FENCE_PTR in KMS, EGL_KHR_fence_sync +
EGL_ANDROID_native_fence_sync + EGL_KHR_wait_sync in EGL)

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