gpu screen infrastructure patches

Dave Airlie airlied at
Wed Jun 13 23:13:03 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied at> wrote:
> Hi,
> This set of patches introduces infrastructure to support GPU
> screens, hotplugging of platform devices and provision of the
> randr provider objects. This code is mostly scaffolding, and
> by itself doesn't provider any new feature, except exposing
> providers to the clients. The providers so far won't support
> any abilities or roles yet, just protocol to show the exist.
> So you can hotplug and watch them appear/disappear in the
> randr protocol.
> This set requires the randrproto changes sent to the list
> along with the platform bus patches sent to the list.

This stuff is also available in my randr-provider branch

Thanks to Aaron for reminding me.


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