[Intel-gfx] [ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.99.917
rene at exactcode.com
Tue Jan 26 12:51:10 PST 2016
On Jan 26, 2016, at 19:03, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am Wed, 6 May 2015 22:02:57 +0200
> schrieb Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org>:
>> On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 14:47:58 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
>>> Snapshot 2.99.917 (2014-12-21)
>>> 3 months drifted by whilst I looked elsewhere for bugs.. The
>>> highlight of bugs fixed here are a couple of workarounds required
>>> for Broadwell and making sure that the rasterisation code is
>>> symmetric under inversions. However, as a couple of crashers
>>> slipped through into 2.99.916 (though not actual regressions in
>>> 2.99.916 per se) and 3 months have passed, we should make one more
>>> snapshot before an imminent release.
>> How imminent is imminent? This driver hasn't had a proper release in
>> over a year and a half, this is getting ridiculous...
> What happened to the "release early/release often" rule? It has pushed
> OSS much faster forward than it now goes.
> Distributions are forced to randomly pick some git snapshot. Often it's
> not too much stuff broken. No stable release or branch we can rely on.
> Is Intel not able to maintain its own device driver in a usable way?
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