[PATCH] weston: Don't ask for EGL depth buffer if not needed
ppaalanen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 01:43:36 PDT 2012
On Wed, 21 Mar 2012 14:41:52 -0700
Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, strangely enough, there actually *is* a depth buffer on the
> resulting window, because z compositing works.
What is the z compositing you refer to? In which program?
Weston certainly has nothing that depends on a depth buffer.
> I would like to try a simple fix, with a comment in the code to say it
> is to work around a nouveau bug. This is to ask for the depth buffer,
> but if that fails to try again without it. Eventually this can be
> removed when they fix the driver.
The failure is an assert, which kills the program later. You can't
really test for it. Oh, if you meant a user is supposed to find the
comment and manually edit the code and recompile, that's too
Like krh said, if we don't need a depth buffer, the right thing to do
is to not require one. As happy coincidence, it also works around a
> PS: I have not heard anything about my changes to wayland (there are 5
> patches). One of them fixed a major bug for me. I believe my EAGAIN
> changes are a mistake and should be ignored, but the other changes are
> still legit imho. Sorry also that I submitted the patches multiple times
> in different arrangements. You should look at the *last* patches I
> submitted (the ones in a range 1/5) and ignore the earlier ones.
You have at least 3 patches applied with your name in the git repos.
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