Re: X.org and the Matrox Millenium II
On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 01:57:47PM -0400, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 02:00:07AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 02:02:35AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > XSF, can we switch to using dlloader on alpha? Pleeaaaase? :)
> > It does not make sense to do this for one architecture only.
> > I'd suggest that until we move to dlloader wholesale, alpha joins hppa,
> > mips*, m68k, sh*, etc in using a static-only server.
> Are there any serious plans from upstream to move to dlloader after the
> modularization effort is done? Freedesktop bug #400 isn't clear on that...
dlloader has been the default in 6.9 for a few months now, and the
modular tree has no idea how to build .o modules, only .so.
> Also, how much work would it take to move to dlloader wholesale?
A reasonable amount, plus breaking all external drivers (Synaptics, ATI,
nVidia) until it gets sorted out.