[PATCH xserver 2/2] glamor: use the lowercase xnf.*alloc API

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Mon May 2 10:49:09 UTC 2016

On 1 May 2016 at 21:24, Rémi Cardona <remi at gentoo.org> wrote:
> Le 17/04/2016 à 18:24, Emil Velikov a écrit :
>> The current lower/upper case mix of the xnf API feels quite strange:
>> ati/amdgpu/intel/nouveau... ddx seems to explicitly use the lower case
>> xnfalloc as does the xserver (with these two patches). At the same time
>> both xserver and the drivers rely on the uppercase xnfprintf ones.
>> Looks like nasty legacy ... if we only had someone brave enouch to unify
>> the whole tree ;-)
> A job for coccinelle/spatch ?
Afaict one could do it with sed alone. There is the catch that I
haven't checked out the whole xorg tree ;-)

Not to mention the implied 'step 2 removing the upper case version of
the functions' (is this a wise idea?) meaning that we'll need a
handful of compat-api.h updates throughout. And the follow up - "don't
use/deprecate xnf.*printf", as most/all users of these know the exact
max size of the output string (~20 iirc) and/or there is no need for

All of which could be done as time permits of course .

P.S. We might want to apply the top two autogen.sh changes tree-wide as well ;-)

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