wined3d: separate driver info from GPU info (try3)
hverbeet at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 05:07:03 CDT 2010
On 31 August 2010 00:46, Roderick Colenbrander <thunderbird2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the previous version of this patch, no version info was returned
> for Windows versions which were not in the table. I verified on
> Vista/Win7 what version numbers, gpu names and driver strings are
> returned to applications running in 9x/2k/xp compatibility mode. It
> appears that by default (perhaps the shim database can override it?)
> these applications receive information about the current drivers
> instead of fake information. For now I'm returning XP driver info if
> no match was found.
> Future patches will add the 9x/Vista/Win7 info. When we reach that
> stage and a user uses a Geforce 8800 and winver=win98, it will behave
> the same as Windows (I assume XP is the default version number).
No. This will simply break currently working functionality.
Regardless, I think it's a design flaw anyway to require separate
entries for different Windows versions even though they're using the
same driver model.
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