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  • Arcan Display Server Porting To OpenBSD For "Secure System Graphics"

    Phoronix: Arcan Display Server Porting To OpenBSD For "Secure System Graphics"

    The Arcan Display Server that is the display stack built off (in part) a game engine and also developing the Durden desktop and most recently developing a "Safespaces" VR Linux desktop has also been working on porting the code from Linux to OpenBSD...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ted-To-OpenBSD

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    Originally posted by rmiller
    OpenBSD has drm nodes and obviously DMA buffers. The bloq post is talking about a particular Linux feature of DRM nodes that allow users with CAP_SYS_ROOT/ADMIN to become a "drmMaster".
    Read it again. They have DRM CARD nodes and lack RENDER nodes - they omitted the "behave like drmMaster even if not root" behavior. Necessary code for DMA-Buf is commented out at this point, just grep around for #ifdef __linux__ parts in the imported drm code. You don't need to go further than:

    https://github.com/openbsd/src/blob/...drm_drv.c#L210

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