Previews for shared buffer PR

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Thu Jun 13 15:30:20 UTC 2019


This is good news but may I suggest we do something similar to OpenJDK
who also has explictly marked experimental/preview features shipping in
releases who can naturally get removed in a follow up release.

I would appreciate this in contrast to not getting this feature
integrated at all in FX-13.


On 07.06.19 11:40, Johan Vos wrote:
> The PR discussed in,
> addressing provides a very
> much wanted feature. It is important that things are done in the right way
> so that the code can be maintained in the long-term future.
> Therefore, feedback on this PR is extremely important before we can
> consider merging it. Once this PR is merged, there is no easy way back. It
> is possible to add more functionality, hence my preference is to only
> implement the functionality that is safe and stable, while allowing other
> functionality to be added later or by third-party extensions. (e.g.
> (avoiding) copying from/to GPU)
> To make it easier to give feedback, we've build early access versions of
> SDK's including this PR. Note that the PR is not merged, hence not
> available in the regular EA downloads!
> If you want to give it a try, download the SDK's from the URL's below.
> There is a test in tests/manual/graphics/PixelBufferPerformanceTest (
> that should get you started.
> - Johan

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