Re: fallback mode vs llvmpipe rendering

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 5:05 AM, Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> People are contacting me every now and then about gnome-panel. There are
> several people willing to work on it to improve it, but more with the
> goal of making a "GNOME 2"-like session than a fallback session. So far,
> I've been accepting all contributions, except the ones that make the
> panel go in another direction than the fallback session.
> But there's an interest for going in other directions, and I don't want
> to block those motivated people if we don't need gnome-panel anymore for
> our "official" GNOME releases, which means if we don't need the fallback
> mode anymore. And now that llvmpipe rendering has been available for a
> few months, I wonder if we still need (or want) to keep the fallback
> session.

Unfortunately, there are still a few cases where software rendering
doesn't help us.
One example is ppc - no llvm support on that architecture...

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