Backing out DRI2 from server 1.5

Alan Hourihane alanh at
Tue Aug 5 00:39:39 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 17:20 -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> Hi,
> Since it looks like we'll be going with GEM for the memory manager,
> I'll have to revisit some of the DRI2 design decisions.  As a first
> step, I want to back out the DRI2 stuff from the 1.5 X server
> entirely, since it uses TTM API for creating and mapping the DRI2
> sarea.  We're in feature freeze with 1.5 and I won't be able to update
> it in time anyway, so the best option is to just back it out instead
> of releasing a server with modules expecting an API that was never
> released.

GEM is currently Intel specific.

It seems as though the memory managers are going to be driver specific
at this time, so we can't have the Xserver relying on a specific one.

Maybe we should have some callbacks to the driver for DRI2 specific
handling ?


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