[PATCH weston v3] drm: port the drm backend to the new init api

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Feb 8 21:53:09 UTC 2016

On Monday, 8 February 2016, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 2:02 AM, Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','ppaalanen at gmail.com');>> wrote:
>> On Fri, 5 Feb 2016 21:03:20 +0100
>> Benoit Gschwind <gschwind at gnu-log.net
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','gschwind at gnu-log.net');>> wrote:
>> > I will add my opinion as called for opinions. First I made a quick
>> > brainstorm following previous proposals about solutions available. I see
>> > 3 mains choice:
>> Hi,
>> thanks for looking into this.
>> > 1. a structure that user fill and pass to the back end;
>> > 2. an opaque structure that the user fill through helper function;
>> > 3. a free list of key/value pair.
> The Wayland message api only allows sending of a small set of primitive
> data types. So if you have a "structure" that is more complex than one of
> those data types, the only way to send it is through multiple arguments to
> (possibly multiple) Wayland requests. Therefore it seems like it is limited
> to solutions 2 and 3, right?

... you do know that libweston is a C library and not a Wayland protocol,

These are the sorts of things that make it difficult (trending towards
impossible) to take your review seriously.
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