[PATCH] glx: Remove DRI1 AIGLX
eric at anholt.net
Tue Oct 22 20:37:53 CEST 2013
Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> writes:
> Mesa doesn't ship DRI1 drivers as of 8.0, which is about 18 months and
> three releases ago. The main reason to have wanted DRI1 AIGLX was to
> get a GLX compositor working, but DRI1's (lack of) memory management API
> meant that the cost of a GLX compositor was breaking direct GLX apps,
> which isn't a great tradeoff.
> Of the DRI1 drivers Mesa has dropped, I believe only mga stands to lose
> some functionality here, since it and only it has support for
> NV_texture_rectangle. Since that's required for every extant GLX
> compositor I know of, I conclude that anybody with a savage, say, would
> probably not notice AIGLX going away, since they wouldn't be running a
> GLX compositor in the first place.
> In the future we'd like to use GL in the server in a more natural way,
> as just another EGL client, including in the GLX implementation itself.
> Since there's no EGL implemented for DRI1 drivers, this would already
> doom AIGLX on DRI1 (short of entirely forking the GLX implementation,
> which I'm not enthusiastic about).
I think you also want to drop the DRI1 checks for AIGLX and
AIGLX_DRI_LOADER in configure.ac. If you do:
Reviewed-by: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
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