kernel modesetting progress report....
madman2003 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 13:39:05 PST 2008
On 2/28/08, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Please don't let any api freezing depend on fedora core, at least give
> > external parties time to play with it once it's reasonably stable,
> > this will undoubtely reveal limitations. It should be in mainline drm
> > well before api freezing it.
> It's not called Fedora core any more :), but I won't be setting the
> API in stone, I'll just be having people justify themselves for
> changing it..
> Who are these external parties you speak off? if they aren't involved
> with X.org development then I don't really care... please try and play
> with the API
> now, you completely contradict yourself in that statement, how I can
> it be reasonably stable if you expect it to be full of limitations?
Those external parties would refer to me. My original intention was to
wait for a feature complete api (something in mainline drm), because i
simply do not have the time to "play around" with it, nor is the
porting a trivial effort. I would be surprised if everything was
perfect from the start.
> But in any case don't worry the API won't be frozen I'll deal with the
> hit in Fedora...
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