[vlc-devel] [PATCH] egl_x11: blacklist Nvidia

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Tue Dec 5 18:00:39 CET 2017

On Tue, Dec 5, 2017, at 17:39, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> GLX is basically dead. All the new GL features are only exposed through
> EGL. Blacklisting EGL on a whole vendor is not an option IMO. What is
> your sunset strategy here? Waiting for Vulkan does not sound very
> reasonable.

X11 is dead too, the strategy is hoping EGL on wayland will work with

> Then it probably breaks Tegra very badly, since GLX is probably not
> supported or only partially supported there.

What do you mean with Tegra ? Is it running on Linux with X11 ? BTW, if
there is no GLX modules, there won't be a fallback and EGL/X11 will
still be used.

> Finally, by that same logic, we should blacklist the Mesa VDP and VA
> drivers entirely, as well as the VA backend to VDPAU. Why are you
> targeting only NVIDIA EGL? This seems very inconsistent and poorly
> planned.

I don't know about the others things we could blacklist, I only target
NVIDIA EGL because because it crashes. I saw it crash with different
computers, with different distributions with different drivers. Maybe we
have a big issue on our EGL implementation but I could not find it.

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