[Intel-gfx] xf86-video-intel 2.5 release planning

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Fri Aug 1 03:47:32 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 21:45 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> Jesse,
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 11:56:06AM -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > 1. Usable EXA support
> > Carl recently pushed some fixes that should make EXA better than XAA 
> > (finally): http://cworth.org/blog/technical/.  Assuming the users reporting 
> > performance regressions with EXA vs. XAA are happy with the changes, things 
> > are looking good here.
> With 1.4.99 Xserver I do not get 208000glyphs/sec as Carl states.

Yeah, this probably requires the EXA glyph cache which is only in
xserver master yet (and btw gives 500k glyphs/s and beyond with
xf86-video-ati :).

> Also, the default X server's pattern is displayed slower with EXA without
> migration heuristics. I can take a look with profiler to find the problem. 

This should be better with the tiled fill optimization I pushed to
xserver master this week.

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