New acceleration architecture

Adam Jackson ajax at
Wed Jun 29 15:50:50 PDT 2005

On Wednesday 29 June 2005 16:29, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
> Eric Anholt wrote:
> > Yep.  In KAA drivers you would save out whatever bits you needed to some
> > global variable in the Prepare call.  I always thought that was a bit
> > ugly, but it worked.
> But please... I very much hope this isn't meant to be this way. Am I
> supposed to store my pSiS at a global location...? Especially great for
> dual head...

Technically you don't need to care about doing it per-screen.  The server's 
single threaded, you're not going to get your state corrupted between the 
prepare and body calls.

Not that that's pretty, or amenable to server rearchitecting.  I'd prefer that 
the body calls have a pScreen too.

- ajax
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