[PATCH xserver 2/2] glamor: Always purge the FBO cache in BlockHandler

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Mar 7 02:28:51 UTC 2017

On 07/03/17 03:02 AM, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> writes:
>> From: Michel Dänzer <michel.daenzer at amd.com>
>> Or if the cache watermark is reached, whichever comes earlier.
>> This slightly simplifies the FBO cache management, and prevents it from
>> potentially holding entries for a long time, while preserving the main
>> benefit of the cache for bursts of drawing operations.
>> Signed-off-by: Michel Dänzer <michel.daenzer at amd.com>
> For re-adding an FBO cache, I would need to see that we have
> APPLE_object_purgeable used so that the FBO cache can be evicted, and
> use proper timers to garbage collect the FBOs instead of waiting for N
> blockhandlers, which is only vaguely related to wall time.

Right, I already came to the conclusion that a time based expiry
mechanism would be needed (limiting until the next BlockHandler as in
patch 2 actually seems too restrictive and still results in some minor

I'll play around some more to see if we can make do without the glamor
FBO cache, and take your feedback and Max's into account otherwise, thanks.

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |               http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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