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    Default GLAMOR 0.5 To Advance 2D Over OpenGL

    Phoronix: GLAMOR 0.5 To Advance 2D Over OpenGL

    With the Radeon driver now supporting GLAMOR acceleration -- it works for all hardware, but for Radeon HD 7000 series and newer its the only way of 2D HW acceleration -- this 2D-over-OpenGL architecture became more interesting...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTE0OTM

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    Benchmarks please!

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    i thought that this was the actual point of gallium3d... wasnt there a tracker for 2d over shaders? why the change?

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    Can we have GLAMOR for nouveau and llvmpipe?

    Please...

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    May i ask where in the stack 2d graphics are still needed???

    Don't all the 2d graphics libraries have backends for OpenGL or OpenVG which already has a G3D state tracker??

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    If glamor doesn't plan to work on wayland it's a dead story within at most 5 years, since X will be dead on Linux by then just like X is dead on the Mac (not really dead, a long deprecated and unwelcome compatibility).

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