xserver: Branch 'master'
ajax at nwnk.net
Tue Dec 9 12:32:54 PST 2008
On Tue, 2008-12-09 at 15:12 -0500, Peter Harris wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
> > 2008/12/9 Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net>:
> >> 1) vm86 mode is an x86ism. It doesn't work in long mode, and almost
> >> certainly never will. 64-bit desktops are an increasingly large
> >> percentage of the world. It's worth having only one set of bugs, for
> >> the same reason we don't ship cfb anymore.
> > Quick off-topic historical question - what is/was cfb?
> The precursor to fb (along with mfb).
... which are, themselves, the code that implements software rendering
for core X (and if you're fb, Render too).
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