Gallium3D's HUD Gets New Customization Options
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 26 April 2015 at 02:10 PM EDT. 1 Comment
For the past two years there has been an optional Gallium3D HUD to display various performance-related metrics as an overlay while running OpenGL applications with the Gallium3D drivers. With the latest Mesa Git code, the heads-up display can be a bit more customized.

Enthusiasts have done a fair bit to the Gallium3D HUD and with time has received performance-reporting additions. If you're on the latest Mesa 10.6-devel Git, there's some new customization abilities.

There's now the ability via GALLIUM_HUD to adjust the locations of the reporting panes, adjusting the X/Y-axis values, etc. Gallium3D HUD users wishing to learn more can do so via this Mesa Git commit by Gediminas Jakutis.
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