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    Phoronix: NVIDIA Working On A New OpenGL Memory Usage Extension

    NVIDIA is working on a new OpenGL memory usage reporting extension, NV_query_resource. Before anyone jumps though to bash NVIDIA over coming up with yet-another-memory-reporting extension for OpenGL, this one is aimed at reporting the usage at an object-level rather than just overall amounts...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...query_resource

  • #2
    i will be trying that

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    • #3
      But doesn't this means that it'll only be compatible with nvidia hardware? Or am i confusing topics?...
      Still, i don't really care much for OpenGL any more.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by nomadewolf View Post
        But doesn't this means that it'll only be compatible with nvidia hardware?
        Probably not.
        Though other implementation may differ... and if enough, it might be only compatible with nvidia drivers.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by nomadewolf View Post
          But doesn't this means that it'll only be compatible with nvidia hardware?
          No. For example, see: https://mesamatrix.net/

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          • #6
            Seems useful, if it's useful enough maybe we'll see it in RadeonSI as well.

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