[PATCH 1/6] xfree86: Remove ConfiguredMonitor

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Fri Dec 2 09:16:27 PST 2011

On 12/2/11 11:28 AM, Mark Kettenis wrote:
>> From: Adam Jackson<ajax at redhat.com>
>> Date: Thu,  1 Dec 2011 16:50:56 -0500
>> The only purpose this served was to serialize VBE-fetched EDID into the
>> config file when running with -configure.
> Not quite.  The ConfiguredMonitor variable is used by almost all the
> open source drivers (including the xf86-video-ati driver).

Dude, I said it was an ABI break.

My purpose in removing it is to remove it from the drivers.  The 
functionality it embodies is a complicated and fragile way of getting a 
worse result than just letting EDID parse do its job.

- ajax

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