glamor with xserver > 1.12

Chris Wilson chris at
Tue Mar 12 04:04:48 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 07:23:52PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-03-11 at 00:25 +0400, Alex B wrote: 
> > 
> > I need working glamor to get 3d acceleration on my video card (Radeon HD 7700)
> > My current distribution Arch Linux provides xserver 1.13 and about to
> > move on 1.14.
> > 
> > Only way I found to make glamor work is to add /usr/lib/xorg/modules
> > to
> > 
> > So question is:
> > Is it valid way to make glamor work and can be recommended for distro packaging?
> I think it would be better to install in the normal lib
> directory. Can you submit a glamor patch or bug report for that?
> But, this is rather interesting news: So far the assumption has been
> that glamor cannot work at all with current xserver. However, I cannot
> reproduce the problem I reported a while ago even with xserver 1.13.0,
> let alone newer versions, though I still can with the pre-1.13 Git
> snapshot I reported the problem for. Apparently the problem was fixed
> before the final 1.13.0 release. Was I really the only one who ever
> tried this, and everyone else just took my word for it? :\

libglamor is still very confused and calls into the wrong GL functions
for me with intel and Xorg-1.14.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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