Release criteria for X11 releases
alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Wed Sep 26 02:03:36 PDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 18:50 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > >
> > > Was making our already-delayed release date so important that the
> > > lessened quality of the release was worth it? Is this good enough
> > > for an X.Org final release or do we want to go back to the higher bars
> > > of our previous release criteria for future releases?
> > >
> > > (Wearing my distributor hat, we've decided this one isn't fully cooked
> > > yet, and we're waiting for Xserver 1.4.1 before inflicting this on our
> > > users. I don't know if other distributors feel 7.3 is ready to ship
> > > or not.)
> > We had a small informal discussion with a couple of people at XDS2007.
> > My main concern as a distributor (OpenBSD), is the lack of coherence
> > (and information) on the level of XRandR 1.2 support in the various
> > drivers. This is probably going to hurt several users who had working
> > pre xrandr setups.
> As far as I know in Xorg 7.3 only one driver supports randr 1.2 that
> being the Intel driver, the released ATI driver is still 6.6.3 which
> is the old style driver. We've done major testing on the randr-1.2 ATI
> driver but a final gold release wasn't shipped with Xorg 7.3.
> For intel users old-style dualhead config barely worked before..
BIOS limitations aside, it actually worked pretty well Dave.
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