[PATCH 0/6] xfree86: Handle drm race condition

Dave Airlie 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
that companies
don't have the resources to properly maintain.


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