[Piglit] DSA for core profile only? (was Re: [PATCH 2/2] arb_direct_state_access: New test for GetCompressedTextureImage.)

Ilia Mirkin imirkin at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 17 15:46:05 PST 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
> So... is there are 3rd group, and do we care enough to do the work
> necessary to support them?

Wine maybe? (They're compat-only for now, although some work is being
done to support core, but that might only be for their D3D10+ layer.)
But perhaps you're right and nobody cares if it's only in core
profiles, since new software is written to target newer features (GL
3.1+) while old software will never be updated.

What remains is maintained software that still wants to support old
things, doesn't need any new features, but could be made more
performant by using ARB_dsa. May not be worth supporting.



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