[vlc-devel] [PATCH] egl_x11: blacklist Nvidia
thomas at gllm.fr
Wed Dec 6 16:44:14 CET 2017
So, it was kind of our fault: cf.
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017, at 21:29, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le tiistaina 5. joulukuuta 2017, 18.00.39 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > 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,
> No. X11 will still be supported for years, even if on top of Wayland. It
> also possible that X11 will get HDR support.
> GLX on the other hand is totally dead because extensions get added to EGL
> only, not GLX.
> > the strategy is hoping EGL on wayland will work with
> > NVIDIA GPUs.
> Lol. Native DRM and Wayland on NVIDIA desktop GPUs. Very funny.
> > > 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 ?
> Of course, Tegra can run GNU, Android and/or embedded Linux.
> > BTW, if there is no GLX modules, there won't be a fallback and EGL/X11
> > will still be used.
> No? I don't see that in the code. It checks that GLX module is installed,
> that it´s working or that there is any driver for it, and a fortiori not
> it's feature-compatible with EGL.
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