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Re: Multia state of support

On Sat, Apr 02, 2016 at 12:44:01PM -0700, Matt Turner wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Michael Cree <mcree@orcon.net.nz> wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 02, 2016 at 07:33:34PM +0300, lausgans@gmail.com wrote:
> >> > What finally happened to dedicated xf86-video-tga driver?
> >> > The last trace for me is https://lists.debian.org/debian-alpha/2009/09/msg00011.html
> >> > If it's alive, any plans to move its acceleration bits to EXA or provide Xorg with XAA in Debian?
> >>
> >> from my initial post. Are you aware of what finally happened with your driver?
> >
> > All the old legacy video drivers, including tga, have been removed
> > from the xserver as no one was maintaining them anymore.
> This is incorrect.

Well, they were removed from Debian, and the statement at the time
was that they no longer would be included unless someone stepped up
to maintain them.

> > I think a recent xserver upload also removed user mode support, so
> > we are probably down to only the radeon KMS driver working on Alpha.
> And so is this.

Then why did I get a message on upgrade, maybe six months ago, stating
this very thing?


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