Glucose status/instructions request, (and notes on stale branches)

Alan Hourihane alanh at
Wed Oct 17 11:31:39 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 10:54 -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> Hello all,

Hi Carl,

> I recently thought I'd give glucose a spin, and I could definitely use
> some help from people who are more in the know about it, (José? Alan?
> others?).
> I see that 'xserver' has both 'glucose' and 'glucose-2'
> branches. Based on "bigger is better" I assume glucose-2 is what I
> want? But I also see recent activity on glucose. Are there two
> parallel efforts happening here? What's the story?

You should be using the 'xserver' - 'glucose-2' branch, and the 'intel'
drivers 'glucose' branch. The rest should be the tip, such as Mesa and

Secondly, you need to specify...

Option "AccelMethod" "glucose"

in your xorg.conf to switch to glucose acceleration.


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