xorg ports roadmap?
vehemens at verizon.net
Sun Nov 22 08:10:20 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 10 November 2009 09:09:04 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. 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.
Given the above tasks, when do you expect the updates to make it to the ports
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