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Date:	Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:42:21 +0100
From:	Emil Velikov <>
To:	Thomas Hellstrom <>
	Josh Boyer <>,,,
	Brian Paul <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/vmwgfx: Fix drm.h include

On 08/09/14 13:15, Thomas Hellstrom wrote:
> Hi!
> On 09/08/2014 02:01 PM, Emil Velikov wrote:
>> To the VMware guys,
>> Any objections if we update the libdrm header and drop the mesa/ddx copies ?
>> Cheers,
>> Emil
> Hi!
> vmwgfx libdrm is pretty obsolete and AFAIK not used by anyone.
> As such, it's unnecessary to release a new version of libdrm each time
> the vmwgfx header is updated, and I'd like to avoid that dependency.
> Better to keep the local copies in the gallium winsys and the DDX. Since
> the ioctl interface is backwards compatible, it doesn't really matter if
> the headers are slightly out of sync.
Afaict libdrm releases are dirt cheap, and should not cause any issues. Yet
it's your code so you'll be the judge of it all.

I'm just a de-duplication fanatic :)


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