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Bug#338245: framebuffer driver does not set display width properly if used without Shadow

On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 21:59 +0100, Peter Teichmann wrote:
> I am not sure if I am just not able to see it, but it seems to me that parts 
> of the framebuffer driver are not especially clearly coded...

I'm not sure what you mean here, but it's certainly true that the fbdev
driver has grown a lot of warts over the years. Are you volunteering for
a rewrite? :)

Anyway, my question about why you duplicate the code from FBDevPreInit()
instead of moving it stands.

> > PS: It might be better if you submitted your patches upstream at
> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/ first and only asked for them to be
> > backported to the Debian packages necessary once they've been applied
> > upstream.
> I can still do that. How can we "stop" these bug reports?

Not sure how the rest of the XSF would like this to be handled, but you
could e.g. tag them as upstream.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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