lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [May]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Please test: New TGA Framebuffer Driver
On Wed, May 19, 1999 at 12:13:22AM +0100, Tim Waugh wrote:

[related to the existence of a mymemmove() in video/fbcon.h]
> Huh? Why not make the global one fast (or make a global fast version)?
> That's what the __HAVE_ARCH_xxx macros are for.

Possibly because the framebuffer might want some kind of optimised version
that doesn't have the same semantics. However I expect this should be done
directly in the appropriate bmove() anyway.

As far as a fast_memmove() for Alpha goes, you said you were using a hacked
memcpy and this is probably what we should do (and maybe install it as the
global one) unless someone else wants to write a real one.

mato
--
Martin Lucina http://www.kotelna.sk/mato/ Wellington, New Zealand
I've always been mad I know I've been mad like the most of us are
Pretty hard to explain why you're a madman even if you're not mad

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:51    [W:0.045 / U:30.136 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site