How to stay up-to-date with Nouveau?

Robert Noland rnoland at
Sat May 16 18:05:11 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-05-16 at 19:32 +0200, Romain Tartière wrote:
> Hi!
> I am happily using Nouveau from a while now and have always updated my
> ports according to the following scheme:
>   1. Update the system "as usual";
>   2. Update and install drm from git;
>   3. Update and install xf86-video-nouveau from git.
> I have been doing this since I have patched my src tree (I continued to
> update my system using subversion so the patches are still merged in
> it).
> However, I can see ports update for xf86-video-nouveau so I am wondering
> if I could just continue to use drm and xf86-video-nouveau from the
> ports instead of the ones in git? I think that patches in the system are
> still required, are they?

You still need my kernel patch until it eventually gets committed.  The
current libdrm and xf86-video-nouveau ports should be fine now though.


> Thank you!
> Romain

Robert Noland <rnoland at>
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