[PATCH] Remove XAA

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 00:26:16 PST 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Roman Mamedov <rm at romanrm.ru> wrote:
> Hello,
>> I love this. It invalidates some of my outstanding patches in the best
>> possible way. But... could you explain (preferably in the commit
>> message) what evidence you have that "it hasn't worked"? I thought
>> people were still using XAA.
> Indeed, I have just now tested XAA vs EXA on the Lemote Yeeloong[1] (siliconmotion).
> In gtkperf, XAA is good 20% faster than EXA here.
> With the removal of XAA, what do you guys suggest us to do?
> "Staying on an old version of Xorg forever" doesn't count as a solution.
> Thanks.

a) use a real benchmark.

b) fix any EXA issues, or move to shadowfb style setup.


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