Adam D. Barratt <email@example.com> (18/02/2011): > What are the potential side-effects of removing the check; i.e. what > issue was it introduced to guard against in the first place? Initial commit was: | commit 6a6d907e77777057cadbd80572119c09732385cd | Author: Tiago Vignatti <firstname.lastname@example.org> | Date: Fri Dec 17 16:09:35 2010 +0200 | | randr: check for virtual size limits before set crtc | | Return a error if the screen is configured to an invalid size. | | Signed-off-by: Tiago Vignatti <email@example.com> | Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> | Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <email@example.com> | Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <firstname.lastname@example.org> | (cherry picked from commit d1107918d4626268803b54033a07405122278e7f) I'd call it “just a sanity check”. AFAICT, nvidia might need some fixing WRT virtual stuff, but breaking something (previously working) in a stable branch is bad, that's why Julien reverted it upstream in server-1.7-branch: http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-xorg/xserver/xorg-server.git;a=commit;h=d77ffa918b2aaa3ca1deb17ed0145199d0f863da KiBi.
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