New acceleration architecture

Adam Jackson ajax at
Tue Jun 28 18:40:15 PDT 2005

On Tuesday 28 June 2005 21:09, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> Thomas Winischhofer <thomas at> writes:
> > > I think this looks very interesting and very promising, and I'd
> > > encourage you to commit it to Xorg before the feature freeze which is
> > > this Friday.
> The feature freeze isn't actually until Monday. Sorry about that.
> > Hm, if no driver is ported until then, what's the use?
> Well, Zack said that he had an ATI R200 implementation, so we would
> have at least one driver for a common piece of hardware. Even if no
> other drivers are ported, making it available for people to experiment
> with is still useful.

Remember that the release schedule for the drivers, post-7.0, is no longer 
bound to that of the server.  So you could have an i128 driver very soon 
after 7.0 with exa support (possibly developed on a branch while 7.0 is 

- ajax
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