[Piglit] [PATCH] depth_texture_mode_and_swizzle: request alpha channel

Jose Fonseca jfonseca at vmware.com
Mon Jan 28 07:05:47 PST 2013

----- Original Message -----
> On 01/28/2013 04:24 AM, Jose Fonseca wrote:
> > Reviewed-by: Jose Fonseca<jfonseca at vmware.com>
> >
> > I assume that PIGLIT_GL_VISUAL_RGBA came from GLUT_RGBA, but given
> > that it is a misleading alias for PIGLIT_GL_VISUAL_RGB and there
> > is no need to be bug compatible with glut, I believe that in a
> > follow on change we should eliminate PIGLIT_GL_VISUAL_RGBA alias,
> > so that test writers can immediately notice that they need to add
> > PIGLIT_GL_VISUAL_ALPHA when they want it.

True, but that may mislead those who expect glut semantics or are porting glut tests to piglit. IMHO, the advantage of not defining PIGLIT_GL_VISUAL_RGBA is that it forces test writers to make a conscious decision on whether the need or not alpha.

> I imagine Chad might have some plans to address this...

Yeah, I'm fine with whatever you or Chad prefer.


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