[PATCH 2/2] xfree86: configure: remove vendor and card name matching rules

Guillem Jover guillem at hadrons.org
Thu Jun 10 07:04:25 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-09 at 07:27:32 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> > Vendor and board naming were never used to create the configure file a device.
> > This patch remove their references.
> I have been wanting for a while to move the autoconfiguration matching for
> video cards from a hardcoded list in the code to xorg.conf.d-style files
> like we use for input devices, and wonder if we'd want to use these in
> Match rules like the input devices have - though obviously we can do
> MatchPCIVendor "0x8086" just as well as MatchPCIVendor "Intel", and
> probably more reliably since pci.ids names can change without warning.

In case the latter was to get implemented, couldn't it just load the
pci.ids only if a MatchPCIVendor (or similar) appeared in the config
files, and thus only inflicting any slow down on such systems where
this was explicitly requested?


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