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Last change on this file since 68d01360 was 68d01360, checked in by Andrew Benton <andy@…>, 10 years ago

Commented out Cairo on the libdrm page,
it seems that libdrm doesn't use Cairo (yet).

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY libdrm-download-http "http://dri.freedesktop.org/libdrm/libdrm-&libdrm-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY libdrm-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY libdrm-md5sum "eb2a76720af5051b1687328a2240daed">
10 <!ENTITY libdrm-size "440 KB">
11 <!ENTITY libdrm-buildsize "8.0 MB">
12 <!ENTITY libdrm-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="libdrm" xreflabel="libdrm-&libdrm-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="libdrm.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>libdrm-&libdrm-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="libdrm">
26 <primary sortas="a-libdrm">libdrm</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to libdrm</title>
31
32 <para><application>libdrm</application> provides core library routines
33 for the X Window System to directly interface with video hardware using
34 the Linux kernel's Direct Rendering Modules.</para>
35
36 &lfs71_checked;
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&libdrm-download-http;"/></para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&libdrm-download-ftp;"/></para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download MD5 sum: &libdrm-md5sum;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download size: &libdrm-size;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Estimated disk space required: &libdrm-buildsize;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Estimated build time: &libdrm-time;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 </itemizedlist>
59
60 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">libdrm Dependencies</bridgehead>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
63 <para role="required"><xref linkend="libpthread-stubs"/> and
64 <xref linkend="libatomic_ops"/> (required on x86 only)</para>
65
66 <!-- Although configure checks for Cairo and the makefiles set CAIRO_CFLAGS
67 and CAIRO_LIBS, it doesn't seem to use cairo at all. There is code in
68 tests/modetest/modetest.c which suggests that they will use Cairo for
69 testing in the future, but at the moment it seems that code isn't used
70 Andy 2012-05-01
71
72 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
73 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="cairo"/></para>
74 -->
75
76 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
77 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/libdrm"/></para>
78
79 </sect2>
80
81 <sect2 role="installation">
82 <title>Installation of libdrm</title>
83
84 <para>Install <application>libdrm</application> by running the following
85 commands:</para>
86
87<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=$XORG_PREFIX \
88 --enable-udev \
89 --enable-nouveau-experimental-api \
90 --enable-vmwgfx-experimental-api &amp;&amp;
91make</userinput></screen>
92
93 <para>To check the results, issue <command>make check</command>. Note that
94 some tests may fail depending on the video hardware installed in the
95 machine.</para>
96
97 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
98
99<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
100
101 </sect2>
102
103 <sect2 role="commands">
104 <title>Command Explanations</title>
105
106 <para><parameter>--enable-nouveau-experimental-api</parameter>: This parameter
107 enables use of nouveau's experimental kernel API.</para>
108
109 <para><option>--enable-vmwgfx-experimental-api</option>: This parameter
110 enables use of vmwgfx's experimental kernel API.</para>
111
112 </sect2>
113
114 <sect2 role="content">
115 <title>Contents</title>
116
117 <segmentedlist>
118 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
119 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
120 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
121
122 <seglistitem>
123 <seg>None</seg>
124 <seg>libdrm.so, libdrm_intel.so, libdrm_nouveau.so,
125 libdrm_radeon.so, and libkms.so</seg>
126 <seg><envar>$XORG_PREFIX</envar>/include/{libdrm,libkms,nouveau}</seg>
127 </seglistitem>
128 </segmentedlist>
129
130 <variablelist>
131 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
132 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
133 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
134
135 <varlistentry id="libdrm-lib">
136 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libdrm{,_intel,_nouveau,_radeon}.so</filename></term>
137 <listitem>
138 <para>contains the Direct Rendering Module library functions, and
139 additional vendor specific functions for Intel and NVidia, and Radeon
140 devices.</para>
141 <indexterm zone="libdrm libdrm-lib">
142 <primary sortas="c-libdrm">libdrm{,_intel,_nouveau,_radeon}.so</primary>
143 </indexterm>
144 </listitem>
145 </varlistentry>
146 <varlistentry id="libkms-lib">
147 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libkms.so</filename></term>
148 <listitem>
149 <para>contains functions necessary for kernel modesetting.</para>
150 <indexterm zone="libdrm libkms-lib">
151 <primary sortas="c-libkms">libkms.so</primary>
152 </indexterm>
153 </listitem>
154 </varlistentry>
155
156 </variablelist>
157
158 </sect2>
159
160</sect1>
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