New AMD DC/DAL Patches Continue To Slim Down The Codebase
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD on 6 December 2016 at 02:25 PM EST. 25 Comments
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The latest patches for the AMDGPU DRM driver's DC code -- what was previously known as DAL -- have been published and they reduce the size of the code-base some more.

The newest set of 12 patches for DC (DAL) are now on the amd-gfx list. They provide some bug fixes but there is also a rework of the display clock code for allowing more code sharing between hardware generations. This greater code sharing strips out more than two thousand lines of code: 920 insertions, 3478 deletions. Great to see what started out as a massive code-base continuing to get slimmed.

This massive display rework to the AMDGPU driver is slowly but surely getting into shape, hopefully we'll see it ready for Linux 4.11 but that's yet to be confirmed.
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