gfx-next update: drm-4.8-rc2 tagged in drm-next
mmacy at nextbsd.org
Wed Aug 17 07:10:41 UTC 2016
---- On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:13:54 -0700 Tomoya Tabuchi <t at tomoyat1.com> wrote ----
> I'd like to know what 'IFCed to HEAD' means. I'm quite new to FreeBSD.
IFC stands for "integrated from CURRENT". Which just means I've merged all the recent changes to -CURRENT to my branches so that the only changes in them with respect to HEAD are my own work. This is mostly important to other people trying to track the FreeBSD development branch.
> Thank you for your work. Looking forward to running FreeBSD on my laptop
> with graphics.
> Thanks in advance.
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:12:44AM -0700, Matthew Macy wrote:
> > As of this moment sys/dev/drm in the drm-next tree is sync with https://github.com/torvalds/linux drivers/gpu/drm (albeit only for the subset of drivers that FreeBSD supports - i915, radeon, and amdgpu). I feel this is a bit of a milestone as it means that it is possible that in the future graphics support on FreeBSD could proceed in lockstep with Linux.
> > In addition I have IFCed both drm-next-4.6 and drm-next to HEAD as of today.
> > Once I'm done working on Kaby Lake support I intend to get radeon and amdgpu to the point where they work as well as i915. Following that we'll need to spend some time resolving general correctness issues.
> > -M
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