Mir on vmwgfx

Alexandros Frantzis alexandros.frantzis at canonical.com
Wed Nov 6 14:46:19 UTC 2013


On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 06:07:30AM -0800, Jakob Bornecrantz wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 09:08:11AM +0100, Thomas Hellstrom wrote:
> > > I'm trying to tell you this as politely as I can, but I urge you to
> > > rework this path.
> > 
> > OK, hint taken. I will investigate what's involved in using shmem
> > instead of dumb buffers in Mir, and also what the performance
> > implications are.
> 
> When using software is the application expected to still have
> opened a EGL display with the mir-display/connection?

No. Just a normal connection to the mir server is sufficient.
See examples/flicker.c for a client using software buffers.

Thanks,
Alexandros



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