KMS Textured Video
michel at daenzer.net
Tue Sep 1 07:47:59 PDT 2009
On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 10:34 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 6:52 AM, James Cloos<cloos at jhcloos.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> "Alex" == Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> writes:
> >>> OTOH, given that textured video on r100 is pretty pathetic, the real
> >>> fix would be to add overlay video support to KMS.
> > Alex> What's the problem with textured video? It should perform as well
> > Alex> or better than the overlay without all the limitations.
> > It is not a question of performace but of features.
> > The overlay supports 8 formats and 22 attributes (more on hw which has a
> > tuner) whereas the textured video supports 4 formats and only a single
> > attribute.
> Really the only missing formats are RGB formats which would be trivial
> to add to textured video, but generally I don't seem much point in
> adding them as they are already supported with transforms via render.
Some apps (e.g. emulators) have support for XVideo but not RENDER.
Unless it would be a lot of work (which I can hardly imagine), I think
it would make sense.
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