EDID decoding in libXrandr?
mhopf at suse.de
Thu Nov 15 08:52:23 PST 2007
On Nov 15, 07 03:27:51 +0100, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> Luc Verhaegen <libv at skynet.be> writes:
> > 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?
> It is mainly to get information about the monitor to display to the
> user so that the control panel can refer to 'Sony 21"' rather than
> "DVI-0" or similar gobbledigook.
That should supplied to the user by output properties. But the user
interface should be designed carefully, e.g. if two monitors of the same
brand are attached...
Guess these properties are missing currently.
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