fpit dropped from recent releases

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Jun 2 08:06:07 PDT 2010

Piotr Gluszenia Slawinski wrote:
> Hello. I am user of said driver (fpit) , and it worked fine
> on quite all releases since recent ones, where it's support seem to be
> dropped.
> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=321175
> here there seem to be another unhappy user and also patch provided :)
> is it some big deal to include it in xorg-drivers now?

Ask gentoo, as they'd be the ones who removed it from their distro - the
patch provided in that bug report came from X.Org upstream:


It does look like no one has pushed out a tarball release since Peter made
that fix - it certainly could use someone stepping up as maintainer if they
actually cared about it and had access to the hardware.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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