[Mesa-dev] DEATH to old drivers!
mostawesomedude at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 15:40:47 PDT 2011
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Luc Verhaegen <libv at skynet.be> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 03:28:14PM -0700, Corbin Simpson wrote:
>> Ian's list of DRI1 drivers: i810, mach64, mga, r128, savage, sis,
>> tdfx, and unichrome. I have mga, r128, savage, sis, tdfx hardware, but
>> not the time to maintain it, let alone get it into DRI2-land, at this
>> time. If I suddenly get the time to do it, I'll gladly bring them back
>> up to speed, but as it stands, they've been getting cargo-cult
>> interface updates without any testing, and at some point it's actively
>> harmful to keep shipping them without testing, isn't it?
> Weren't you taking some time off from development? If so, why chime in
> on such a topic, and then especially use your own "lack of time" as an
> argument? That sounds pretty broken.
You're entirely right. My current full-time employer doesn't pay me to
work on Mesa, and I only am involved in Mesa development to the extent
required to support my GSoC student. I'm retracting my opinion on
whether these drivers should be removed from the tree.
When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? ~ Keynes
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