arekm at maven.pl
Mon Nov 3 02:59:05 PST 2008
On Sunday 02 of November 2008, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 20:06 +0100, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > On Thursday 30 of October 2008, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > New libdrm release to fix the symbol name collision between Mesa 7.2
> > > and libdrm_intel.
> > soname version should be changed when doing such incompatible change :-/
> Assuming that distros were integrating things in order, they would have
> tried to update the following versions
> mesa 7.0.3 -> mesa 7.2
> libdrm 2.3 -> libdrm 2.4.0
> intel-2.4.2 -> intel-2.5.0
> And they would have found that libdrm 2.4.0 broke things and not
> integrated it.
Asumption is unfortunately wrong for smaller distros. I didn't notice any
problems while using 2.4.0 with radeon driver.
> So our answer is "we don't care about people who
> integrated 2.4.0, as it was broken".
Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz PLD/Linux Team
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