modular -> monolithic
eich at suse.de
Wed Jan 23 07:30:56 PST 2008
Thomas Dickey writes:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2008, Egbert Eich wrote:
> > Currently we are seeing a lot of API breakages. Some people attribute these
> > to the backlog of things that have piled up over the years.
> It's been 4 years since Xorg forked. Whose backlog are you referring to?
Bringing mode setting and hardware subsystem access up-to-date is long
overdue. Same for memory manager.
A lot of the things we are seeing done today could have been done 4 years
ago. DVI, cards with multiple crtcs, outputs (sorry encoders), connectors,
panels, TV-out have not only been around since yesterday.
Some people had been thinking about these issues 4 years ago already - or
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