Intel batchbuffer

Peter Clifton pcjc2 at
Sat Jun 21 01:57:37 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 21:46 +0100, Peter Clifton wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering what the status of the intel-batchbuffer / DRI2 branch
> is at the moment? It is fairly unstable with the git mesa, and Xorg, and
> there appears to be a reasonable churn between it and the master branch.
> Was the intention to update and merge it at some point, or was it just
> an experiment?
> I've taken a stab at merging the master branch with the batchbuffer
> branch, but hit a huge number of conflicts.
> Is this useful work to continue with? (is the branch still useful?)
> Are there fixes on master, and not in batchbuffer, which might help its
> stability?

I'm surprised I hadn't seen any discussion here or on the mesa list, but
I found some archived emails about batchbuffer being abandoned in favour
of GEM. Never mind.

Peter Clifton

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