Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: DRI2 Driver For Mesa EGL In The Works

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    15,704

    Default DRI2 Driver For Mesa EGL In The Works

    Phoronix: DRI2 Driver For Mesa EGL In The Works

    Kristian Høgsberg, the mastermind behind DRI2 and the one behind the Wayland Display Server, has a new announcement and that's a DRI2 driver for the new Mesa EGL implementation. Kristian's work interfaces EGL with DRI2 and is described as a "nice, self-contained implementation." Kristian has aspirations to add support for EGL with a DRI2 driver on the KMS frame-buffer, which could be used in the Wayland world. Kristian previously wrote the Eagle EGL stack as part of his work on Wayland, but those Eagle-specific bits have been dropped after Gallium3D received a new EGL state tracker and Kristian has merged some Eagle bits with Mesa. Kristian's announcement concerning this DRI2 driver for EGL can be read on mesa3d-dev...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=Nzk1Ng

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    9

    Default

    How to test Wayland now?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Posts
    457

    Default

    Wayland World! Wayland World! Party time! Excellent!

    Sorry, couldn't resist.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    141

    Default

    who here is starting to think that wayland isn't just "for fun, nothing serious"?
    it looks like one day it might, might, become a viable alternative.

    and is it "meh suh" or "may sah"?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Madison, WI, USA
    Posts
    884

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by portets43 View Post
    and is it "meh suh" or "may sah"?
    I've always said/thought it as 'may sah', as that's how the geological feature is pronounced.

    Random reading:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesa

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •