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Bug#168794: synaptics touchpad driver not included upstream

On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 12:00:28PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Branden, would you accept a patch[1] for Debian's packages of XFree86 to
> include this driver? I can give it a shot.
>            cu andreas
> [1] 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.

Let me think on this.  I'm pondering the pros and cons of putting a
GPL'ed driver into Debian's XFree86 packages, which contain no GPL'ed
code apart from some independent, standalone stuff.

G. Branden Robinson                |       The key to being a Southern
Debian GNU/Linux                   |       Baptist: It ain't a sin if you
branden@debian.org                 |       don't get caught.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |       -- Anthony Davidson

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