[PATCH 0/6] xfree86: Handle drm race condition
airlied at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 16:02:43 PDT 2013
>> races at startup between plymouth, lightdm and X,
> Maybe I was misreading stuff, but I saw a separate kernel thread about
> the X server failing to implicitly become master because some other
> process had recently closed the last DRI file but that hadn't been
> cleaned up by the time the X server came around
No they just weren't doing things right,
>> I don't think any of this should have been merged.
> If they make it easier for Ubuntu users to build and use upstream, I
> think they should be included. I didn't see anything in them that made
> me think they'd hurt anyone else.
Its code that we have to maintain, and its now full of workarounds for
a bug that
isn't in the X server, what happened to fixing things properly in one place.
Its not X.org's job to cover over bugs in crazy upstream stack combos
don't have the resources to properly maintain.
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