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Subject: Re: Please help test gerrit#890

Re: Please help test gerrit#890

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:20:45 +1000

On 7 July 2014 05:18, Thomas Martitz <kugel_at_rockbox.org> wrote:

> Am 05.07.2014 10:30, schrieb Jonathan Gordon:
>
> What you are proposing to add is the exact opposite what we did a few
> years back, when we all happily agreed that the offset-approach is better
> for the skin engine. Please clear me up on why you want to reverse that
> choice.
>
> This is factually incorrect. *I* switched to the offset scheme so the skin
engine's buffer could be moved into a buflib handle instead of the
statically allocated buffer which was wasteful. Offsets were the only
sensible option at the time because we were still learning how to use
buflib correctly.

> Best regards.
>
Received on 2014-07-07


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