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Re: Multia state of support

On Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Michael Cree <mcree@orcon.net.nz> wrote:
> 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?

Maybe it's a Debian-specific change, like the previous case. (Maybe I
misunderstood and you were talking specifically about Debian all

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