[RFC] RandR 1.3 properties

Matthias Hopf mhopf at suse.de
Mon Nov 10 06:57:51 PST 2008

On Nov 07, 08 20:43:40 +0100, Maarten Maathuis wrote:
> > The discussion was rather length and technical, but there are use cases
> > where you want to drive the analog pins of e.g. and DVI-I connector
> > differently from the digital pins. That's not possible if outputs and
> > connectors are mapped 1:1.
> Overriding the encoder/output/whatever behind the connector is what i
> would put under a property. Unless you're referring to actually using
> both the analog and digital pins at the same time, which seems like a
> very strange situation (and what percentage of hardware would actually
> allow this?). Considering you've only got one set of ddc pins.

But exactly that was the case. Yes, you need monitors configured by
xorg.conf, because there's only one DDC line.

We knew of that situation, and that's why we asked for a poll. I was
actually quite surprised, that it really was close to a 50:50 result,
whether to change or to keep.


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