[Xorg] Development policies/GATOS merge
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 11:51:07 PDT 2004
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 11:12:34 -0700, Ian Romanick <idr at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
> > I have a few questions about Xorg development policies that I could not
> > find an easy answer to on the web, could some of the developer please
> > comment ? - Thank you !
> > * What is the procedure for submitting patches to Xorg tree ?
> Either send them to the mailing list or submit a bugzilla with the patch
> as an attachment. I think the later is better for larger patches, esp.
> when a release is close.
> > * Is it possible/what is required to obtain CVS access ?
> > (Specifically for GATOS TV-in/TV-out enhancements to ATI cards
> > drivers)
> Like with most open-source projects: prove your worth, then ask. :)
> > * Is there a particular person maintaining
> > xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ati
> I /think/ either Egbert Eich or Hui Yu. I'm not 100% sure. I suppose
> that's one thing that the various drivers could really use. Each driver
> should clearly list the maintainer (if there is one) in the header of
> the *_driver.c file. This is, of course, above and beyond listing the
Kevin E. Martin was the xfree86 radeon maintainer, however, so many
people work on the radeon driver nowadays, it doesn't really have an
"official maintainer...I guess none of the drivers do.
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