about the exa patches

Maarten Maathuis madman2003 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 4 05:37:12 PST 2009

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 00:29 +0100, Maarten Maathuis wrote:
>> I hope the changes are coming to an end. I still need to know if there
>> are any external users of fbDoCopy that would care for a wrapper. I'm
>> assuming that functions that changed their return value from void to
>> Bool pose no issue, but you're welcome to explain if it's not.
>> @MrCooper: the approach of patch 8 and 9 is ok by you?
> I definitely like the reuse of fbCopyRegion and fbDoCopy; the only minor
> niggle I have there would be to replace EXA_WRAPPER with something more
> generic like FB_WRAP_PREFIX, and then
> #define fbCopyRegion FB_WRAP_PREFIX##CopyRegion
> #define fbDoCopy FB_WRAP_PREFIX##DoCopy
> #endif
> I'd like the fb changes to be reviewed by an fb hacker.
> --
> Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                http://www.vmware.com
> Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

I sent a new version of patch 9 to the list, the macro turned out to
be slightly more complex, i also made it a little more clear that the
function names are variable.

I don't know if there are any "fb" hackers, but i agree someone should
judge the changes.


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