EDID decoding in libXrandr?

Luc Verhaegen libv at skynet.be
Wed Nov 14 12:11:38 PST 2007

On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 08:42:18PM +0100, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> One issue with having quirk handling in this library is that then the
> client and the server may not agree on what the information says. Then
> who do you believe?
> Maybe the quirk handler could rewrite the binary EDID block itself so
> that both parsers would see the same data.
> Soren

The real question in all of this should be the following: why does gnome 
need edid parsing itself?

I thought we were moving in the right direction with modesetting, so 
that this sort of thing would no longer be needed.

What are we doing wrong? Why can't you depend on X?

Luc Verhaegen.
SUSE/Novell X Driver Developer.

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