[Exherbo-dev] Upcoming X.org changes

Gaute Hope eg at gaute.vetsj.com
Wed Jun 17 18:44:37 BST 2009


Excerpts from Gaute Hope's message of on. juni 17 13:00:44 +0200 2009:
> Keep xorg-server 1.5 for ati's catalyst 9.3 driver, later versions
> don't work with cards after radeon hd 2000.
> 
> - gaute
> 
> Excerpts from Ingmar Vanhassel's message of ty. juni 16 03:22:06 +0200 2009:
> > Hello list,
> > 
> > With the upcoming mesa-7.5 release, I'd like to replace the
> > eclectic-opengl module (inherited from Gentoo) with an alternatives
> > based solution. So far, I've ripped out the eclectic module, a
> > preliminary patch is available at
> > http://dev.exherbo.org/~ingmar/x11-add-mesa-7.5-remove-eselect-opengl.patch
> > (This patch also includes mesa-7.5-rc3 with gallium bits).
> > 
> > I still have to work out the "use alternatives" part for libGL.so &
> > friends. For this it would help if someone who's importared the
> > ATI & nvidia blobs could mail me a contents listing of those packages.
> > Thanks in advance.
> > 
> > Besides that, I've been meaning to clean up old versions of X11.
> > If any newer versions of packages, drivers in particular, have serious
> > regressions in newer versions, and there's a good reason to keep older
> > versions, now's your time to yell before they're gone. We'll be happy to
> > backport fixes from upstream.
> > 
> > -Ingmar

*BEFORE* radeon hd 2000



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