RadeonHD Driver Gets "CS" Branch
Phoronix: RadeonHD Driver Gets "CS" Branch
There are already separate branches of the xf86-video-radeonhd driver for AtomBIOS support and another one for improved 2D acceleration, but today we have yet another branch. This new branch is called "CS" and what it does is change all calls within the driver for the command sequences (the "CS") into macros. As Luc Verhaegen explained in his mailing list message, inline functions should yield the same performance as macros, but it reality it's not -- at least not with GCC on OpenSuSE 10.3...