DRI2 Protocol Spec Draft

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Sep 10 13:52:43 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-09-10 at 11:54 -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:

> The buffer types available?  This is for when you want to check if,
> say, a DRI2_BUFFER_YUV is available, and if not fall back to something
> else?

I was thinking of the direct rendering libraries which it knows about,
but yeah, the available set of buffers as well.

> Yeah.  Though, I imagine the GEM interaction text will be
> "implementation notes/suggestion" type of stuff, we want the DRI2 spec
> to be DRM and GEM independent.  I'll try to spell out the requirements
> DRI2 has on the underlying system (essentially, the ability to name
> buffers by a 32 bit integer and share them and the auth mechanism).

Having notes about how this works with GEM would be useful, although it
should be a separate appendix.

keith.packard at intel.com
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