mergedfb code

Keith Packard keithp at
Wed Aug 2 08:35:47 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-02 at 09:41 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:

> Sounds like a plan to me.  99% of the code is identical.  It would
> certainly make it easier to add mergedfb support to other drivers.  My
> only question is, will Keithp's new xrandr code supercede the mergedfb
> stuff?  should we wait for that or just move the mergedfb stuff out
> now?

I'd say we should wait and see what the RandR code looks like. In
particular, I'd like to make sure any common mergedfb code can handle
frame buffer resize. Without that, we're limited to sizes less than some
preallocated maximum, which makes hot-plug monitors a lot less useful.

keith.packard at
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