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Re: Migrating ports from XFree86 to Xorg (Was: Changing default X11_TYPE from native to modular for some platforms)

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 04:11:37PM +0200, Frank Wille wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2011 09:02:06 -0400
> Michael <> wrote:
> > I just had a quick look at the grf / ite code - it shouldn't be all
> > that complicated to support wsdisplay at grf - the drawing methods
> > are slightly different but that can be handled by a few lines of
> > translation code. s far as I can tell, whatever wsdisplay needs is
> > already in place, just needs a little bit of work to match. That
> > would allow you to leave the drivers alone and only have new ones
> > support wsdisplay directly.
> Ok. So we should just modify the existing grf-drivers to attach a
> wsdisplay when NWSDISPLAY > 0, for example, and don't do ite-
> initialization in this case? I will check that.

This looks like the way to go.

I really should update the DraCo to a point that I can at least test
the Retina-on-DraCo-local-bus with it - this will also verify Retina.


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