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SubjectRe: files/process scaling problem? (was: [PATCH] Export shmem_file_setup and shmem_getpage for DRM-GEM)
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 7:46 AM, Ingo Oeser <ioe-lkml@rameria.de> wrote:
> On Monday 04 August 2008, Keith Packard wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 15:11 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>>
>> > X libraries provide the event loop so that isn't really as complex as it
>> > seems.
>>
>> Uh, no, X doesn't. Gtk+ and Qt provide event loops that applications may
>> use, but still many choose to roll their own.
>
> Ok, how many need support for GEM? How many of them would change their
> event loop, if they can get better performance?
>

GEM is under OpenGL libs so they don't request support for GEM.
However if the underlying OpenGL implemenation
suddenly starts doing something with a lot of fds it could potentially
confuse the crap out of these exisiting applications.

Dave.


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