Mir on vmwgfx

Alexandros Frantzis alexandros.frantzis at canonical.com
Tue Nov 5 13:57:13 UTC 2013


On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 12:13:42PM +0100, Thomas Hellstrom wrote:
[snip]
> Again that depends on the use-case. Is there any coherence assumed
> or data-transfer
> going on between the dumb drm buffer and the DRIimage? Or are you
> using it to be
> able to render to cursors?

The main use case for this is to allow direct surface pixel access for
clients that either can't, or prefer not to use GL to render, while
still keeping compositing performant.

Please see my reply to Jakob's email, for more information about this.

Thanks,
Alexandros



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