Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Passing File Descriptors Over The X Protocol Socket

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Passing File Descriptors Over The X Protocol Socket

    Phoronix: Passing File Descriptors Over The X Protocol Socket

    Keith Packard has been working on support for passing file descriptors over the X protocol socket as part of the work of DRI-Next, a.k.a. the "DRI3" undertaking...

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

  • #2
    This will not work over a network. Hopefully it'll then fall back to dri2?

    Comment


    • #3
      Originally posted by curaga View Post
      This will not work over a network. Hopefully it'll then fall back to dri2?
      Based on the XDC2012 talks, it seems that indirect rendering will be fully dropped.

      I'm sure there will be a replacement, but I don't think anyone knows exactly what it will be yet.

      Comment


      • #4
        Originally posted by curaga View Post
        This will not work over a network. Hopefully it'll then fall back to dri2?
        And you think the current (DRI2) way of opening a GEM handle works over a network? You know this is about DRI, the Direct Rendering Interface, which so far has never worked over a network. It's not like the X.Org devs have some secret plan to piss off everyone by removing network transparency, please think before posting anything about this topic.

        Comment


        • #5
          Bad wording yes, s/dri2/indirect GLX/.

          Comment

          Working...
          X