Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] break kconfig dependency loop

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Date: Wed Apr 01 2015 - 11:08:26 EST

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 10:55:01PM +0800, John Hunter wrote:
> Hi Gerd,
> I've read the patches about the virtio-gpu, it's a nice design.
> As far as I know, there are two other drivers used by qemu, CIRRUS and BOCHS.
> I have a question about the relationship of these three drivers, is that the
> virtio-gpu
> designed to replace the other two drivers? I mean are the CIRRUS and BOCHS
> going to be deprecated in the future?
> Would you please kindly explain this a little bit?
> Actually, this is a problem by Martin Peres who is the GSoC xorg administor. 
> My proposal is "Convert the BOCHS and CIRRUS drivers to atomic mode-setting".
> Martin wonder if the two drivers are going to be deprecated, there is no need
> for
> me to do the job.
> Best regards,
> John 

Hypervisors are going to support BOCHS and CIRRUS for years to come.

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