xserver 1.20 RC1 tomorrow

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Feb 28 18:07:47 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-02-28 at 00:42 +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:

> > 3) https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/30946/
> > DMA fences for DRI3. Does have at least one ABI change that looks
> > essential, in misync.
> I would certainly like to see this land, but there are some open
> questions it'd be great to get more feedback: namely, should we use
> the fences to schedule in-server (and not submit blits/flips until the
> fence has passed), or should we pass the fences into the client APIs
> (e.g. GPU command-stream wait on EGL-imported fences, KMS commit
> wait). The former is more obvious, but also a behavioural change from
> how we handled implicit fences previously.

I'm going to punt this to after 1.21 then, would rather not paint
ourselves into needless corners.

- ajax

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