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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 <> 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.


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