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Re: DRI not working with ATI Radeon M7

On Die, 2002-12-31 at 00:07, Jack Howarth wrote:

>      Considering that the drm code has changed enough in the past
> that we have two versions in Linux 2.4 (legacy XFree86 4.0 and
> XFree86 4.1), why wouldn't the drm code fork yet again at some
> point in the XFree86 cvs? If one were running Linux 2.5 and it
> was sync'd to the drm code in XFree86 drm cvs I would imagine
> such problems wouldn't arise. Is the kernel drm API frozen since
> 4.1 so that we will never see a Linux kernel with say
> XFree86 4.0 and 4.1 as legacy and XFree86 4.3 (aka drm cvs)
> as the new standard drm?

The DRM is being synchronized between DRI CVS (the canonical source),
Linux 2.5 and XFree86 CVS, and it's backwards compatible to 4.2.0.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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