arne.schmitz at gmx.net
Mon Jul 21 00:28:25 PDT 2008
Am Montag, 21. Juli 2008 01:43:15 schrieb Aaron Plattner:
> > I appreciate your decision to ship a binary-only driver. It's not my
> > concern, nor is it my place to tell you (NVIDIA) what to do. X.Org's
> > license even allows this sort of thing, for good or bad. (Perhaps if we
> > had better documentation, the SI could merely be that: a _sample_
> > implementation.)
> > What you're doing, aside from being partially pointless (this will
> > rarely work in master due to ABI changes, and no-one outside of some
> > admittedly very nice buildings in Mountain View can recompile), is
> It's not pointless, it provides improved functionality for users who
> install the driver with a supported server. If it's not supported, it
> falls back to nv, just like it would without this change.
I'm a user and I second Aaron's opinion. Please leave the autoconfig support
for nvidia drivers in, if you care one bit for your users.
Dipl.-Inform. Arne Schmitz Phone +49 (0)241 80-21817
Computer Graphics Group Fax +49 (0)241 80-22899
RWTH Aachen University http://www.rwth-graphics.de
Ahornstrasse 55, 52074 Aachen, Germany
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