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Bug#660983: Licensed Symbol Conflicts with Some Non-GPL Modules

On Fri, 2012-03-02 at 11:53 +0200, David Baron wrote:
> On Friday 02 March 2012 11:18:12 Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > David Baron wrote:
> > > Most of the discussion of the -rt seems to be amount linux-audio-users
> > > and such. I am not in touch with NC or process control but these will
> > > want it also. I believe that they would also be involved with non-gpl
> > > software.
> > 
> > Sorry to have veered so far off-topic.  I believe many -rt
> > applications have programs in userspace talking to hardware (for
> > example using a serial port).
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > > I like nouveau very much but unfortunately, there is no openGL in it.
> > 
> > Depends on your card.
> > http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/MesaDrivers
> Looked this over, interesting, though I have never figured out how to do 
> anything explicitely involving the Gallium stuff.
> What is the status of Nouveau on Debian Sid and on Experimental for 3.1 and 
> 3.2 kernels. Easy enough to try out but I have not had hardware 3D in the past 
> with 2.6 kernels.

My work desktop runs Fedora 16 and has GNOME Shell working with nouveau
in Linux 3.2.  So I would expect nouveau 3D acceleration to work
properly in wheezy/sid as well.  But it's possible that Fedora has some
patches in this area.


Ben Hutchings
One of the nice things about standards is that there are so many of them.

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