[PATCH] Remove XAA

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Jan 19 03:23:16 PST 2012


On 19 January 2012 07:14, Roman Mamedov <rm at romanrm.ru> wrote:
>> 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.

Have you also benchmarked against NoAccel, and/or without ShadowFB?


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