xorg ports roadmap?

Pierre Guinoiseau geekounet at poildetroll.net
Thu Nov 12 09:01:27 UTC 2009

Robert Noland wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 00:18 +0000, b. f. wrote:
>> What plans are there, if any, for an xorg update in Ports after 8.0 is
>> released?  What versions of the key xorg ports will be included in
>> such an update?  Are there any patches available, or a repository with
>> public access, as in the past?  Is rnoland@ the only person working on
>> this?
> AFAIK, yes...  I'm intending to update to at least basic set of 7.5
> ports.  There are some issues that need to be resolved though.  We can't
> update the Intel driver without losing drm support and the current
> driver doesn't build against Xserver 1.7.1.  This is probably not a
> major patch-up job, but I haven't looked at it in detail yet.

About this Intel driver problem, is there any GEM/KMS implementation
currently planned for the FreeBSD kernel ?

The other
> main issue is that updating libdrm will break nouveau support and I
> haven't decided what to do about that yet.
> I'm happy to have help as my TODO list is quite lengthy and so it tends
> to be more a question of what I feel like working on on any given day.
> We just need to figure out how to effectively coordinate multiple
> peoples efforts.
> I have many of the ports updated in my cvs tree, but a full review of
> currently shipping versions needs to be done, as well as resolve the
> issues mentioned above.
> robert.
>> Regards,
>>                b.
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