Subject: Re: XF86 wsfb driver and wscons ioctl
To: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Allen Briggs <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/2005 11:52:25
On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 09:58:15AM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> So they were. Is that a problem? I see the point of this exercise as
> improving -current in preparation for the next release, not in
> rototilling old release branches.
> Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > - IMHO, these ioctls (taken from OpenBSD?) seem really stupid.
> > I think we should have more generic ioctl which returns whole info
> > about MI rasops(9), which includes screen size, bitmap vaddr
> > for mmap(), depth, and stride etc. rather than limited ioctls for
> > LINEBYTES, DUMB or so.
I would like to see this done. It makes sense to put stuff into
a single structure and have a single ioctl(2) to retrieve it. As
Nathan said, it's been proposed before. I think it's time to do
Allen Briggs email@example.com
Wasabi Systems, Inc. http://www.wasabisystems.com/