On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 06:19:21PM -0500, David Kennedy wrote: > On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Andreas Metzler wrote: [synaptics touchpad driver] >> Is there any reason why the driver is not included in XFree86? Aren't >> they accepting it or don't they want to include it. > Yes. The reason it is not in XFree86 is that the driver itself is > licensed under the GPL and not under the X11 license. To date, I > have been unsuccessful in contacting many of the original authors > to get them to relicense. Without the relicensing, the code will > have to be rewritten to be included into XFree86. Something I want > to avoid if at all possible. Hello, Branden, would you accept a patch for Debian's packages of XFree86 to include this driver? I can give it a shot. cu andreas  I have not tried to build it yet, but afaict it wouldn't be a real patch but a aimple addition, the driver simply needs internal X headers to build.
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