radeonhd vs. avivo ?

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at laas.fr
Thu Sep 27 14:21:28 PDT 2007

Xavier Bestel wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 14:56 +0200, Hanno Böck wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After the AMD spec release and the radeonhd-driver, I wanted to ask what the 
>> status of the avivo-driver is.
>> It seems that both avivo and radeonhd have the same goal, supporting r500/r600 
>> cards. Does the release of radeonhd mean that avivo is dead? Will they be 
>> merged? Will we have competing drivers for some time?
>> Would be nice if some of the devs could make a statement on that.
> IIRC, the author himself (Jérôme Glisse) stated that avivo was now
> deprecated and replaced by radeonhd. It will stay because it's a great
> example of a clean skeleton driver though.

Sorry to sound like a broken record, but to be useful for that purpose,
the authors need to agree to switch back the license to a MIT/X11 one.
Matthieu Herrb

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