[PATCH xf86-video-ati] Make selection between DRI2 and DRI3 consistent with other drivers.

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 07:52:13 PDT 2015

On 11 August 2015 at 02:08, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> On 10.08.2015 21:15, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
>> Is it necessary to keep dri3?  AFAIK there hasn't been a release with it...
> Yes. So? :) It's been used in the wild for months.
Captain Obvious here:

>From what I've seen in other projects - using non-released
functionality is considered experimental. As such it's not required to
keep it backwards compatible, as everyone acknowledges the fact that
things may change/disappear until a release is cut. Not to mention
that there is no official documentation supporting the feature.

All I'm saying is that it feels strange to keep dri3 regardless that
it's been in git for a while. But at the end of the day it's not my


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