[Openchrome-devel] openchrome in xorg ?

Thomas Hellström thomas
Sat Aug 2 02:20:05 PDT 2008


> Xavier Bachelot wrote:
>> Hi Ajax,
>> What would it take to ship openchrome with next xorg release, even if
>> it's not developed inside of xorg ? What was the outcome of unichrome vs
>> openchrome discussion ? I didn't see it discussed further on xorg
>> mailing list, or maybe I missed it. How does the via driver that is
>> currently shipped with xorg fit in the picture ?
>> Neither via nor unichrome does have libpciaccess support, openchrome
>> does. Also, it supports all VIA IGPs but the newest VX800, while both
>> unichrome and via only support a subset of them.

> I now have a freedesktop.org account, so the next openchrome release
> will be uploaded to fd.o servers and will be included in the next xorg
> release. Thx Ajax :-)

Should we try to strip out all old Xorg version support from the driver at
this point and declare that support obsolete? That support always was a
PITA when trying to port openChrome fixes back to the old VIA driver.


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