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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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