[blfs-support] Glamor EGL 0.5.0 Text fix

Igor Živković contact at igor-zivkovic.from.hr
Wed Nov 13 11:46:11 PST 2013

On 11/13/2013 06:01 PM, William Harrington wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2013, at 10:51 AM, Igor Živković wrote:
>> On 11/13/2013 02:26 PM, William Harrington wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/x/x7driver.html#glamor-egl
>>> This states it is only useful if using newer AMD Radeon cards with
>>> Xorg ATI Driver.
>>> It is also useful for Intel devices as well.
>>> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Glamor/
>> Thanks, fixed at revision 12210.
> I've also soon learned from another user that Glamor EGL for intel is
> broken and doesn't work and SNA is to be used and is default.
> Someone needs to clear some things up so users aren't getting
> confused. I don't use any intel video devices with Xorg, so I don' t
> know.
> The problem is, someone builds all the packages in Xorg thinking they
> don' tneed glamor egl, then they end up needing it and go back and
> have to rebuild all of the packages having glamor enabled, and then
> realize it's broken and they should have used sna by default.

I just had to remove relevant xorg.conf part when I run into problem 
with radeon/glamor combo in the past. I'll test it with the intel card 
to see how broken is it.

Igor Živković

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