xf86-video-tegra or xf86-video-modesetting?

Michal Suchanek hramrach at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 03:45:07 PST 2012


On 24 November 2012 22:09, Thierry Reding
<thierry.reding at avionic-design.de> wrote:

> However, that has all the usual drawbacks of a fork so I thought maybe
> it would be better to write some code to xf86-video-modesetting to add
> GPU-specific acceleration on top. Such code could be leveraged by other
> drivers as well and all of them could share a common base for the
> functionality provided through the standard DRM IOCTLs.
> That approach has some disadvantages of its own, like the potential
> bloat if many GPUs do the same. It would also be a bit of a step back
> to the old monolithic days of X.

You can always make the tegra part a submodule if you think putting it
into the driver directly is too monolithic.



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