End of year Xorg status rant
mmacy at nextbsd.org
Tue Jan 3 19:35:22 UTC 2017
Before commenting further you should really dig in to what is there now. See sys/dev/drm2 in 11/12 and drivers/gpu/drm & sys/compat/linuxkpi in my drm-next branches.---- On Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:02:57 -0800 blubee blubeeme<gurenchan at gmail.com> wrote ----I've never liked lines of code as a measure of how good software is. I like challenges. Best, Owen On Wed, Jan 4, 2017, 02:33 Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote: > On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 12:14:54AM -0600, Zane C. B-H. wrote: > > On 2016-12-31 09:03, Andrei wrote: > > > On Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:11:51 -0600 > > > Mark Linimon <linimon at lonesome.com> wrote: > > > > > >> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 02:51:55PM +0300, Beeblebrox via freebsd-x11 > > >> wrote: > > >> > I'm sure the Foundation and developers have been debating whether to > > >> > drop desktop all together > > >> > > >> I have never heard of any such discussion. > > Would the Foundation be willing to sponsor a developer to work on X? I'd be > willing to donate toward that. > > > Honestly this entire thread has been full of WTF. > > Second that. > > > I've been using FreeBSD for desktop purposes since like late 2001/early > > 2002. The only issue I've ever had is X -configure does a shit job of > > picking defaults at times, but that is not a FreeBSD issue. > > I've been using FreeBSD amd64 on desktops and laptops since 2004 (5.3). > > Mostly on Radeon GPU's. > > On the whole, I'd say X works fine. > > > Yes, X tends to lag a bit behind Linux, > > Given limited manpower, that is pretty much a given. Especially since Linux > graphics seem (IMO) to be in a permanent state of flux. > > > but all in all X is a much > > better experience on FreeBSD than Linux. One of the big thing that > > really stands out between the two is screen tearing is rare on FreeBSD > > compared to Linux. > > I cannot recall ever seeing screen tearing on FreeBSD. > > > X works well enough under FreeBSD that I honestly use it for gaming via > > wine. > > > > Personally I am proud and happy with what our X team has done with it, > > Ditto. > > > especially with Intel chipset support since like 10, making using it on > > a broader number of laptops all that more awesome. In 11 it is > > completely goat fragging wiz with the new KMS stuff. <3 > > The new KMS works fine with my Radeons. > > Roland > -- > R.F.Smith http://rsmith.home.xs4all.nl/ > [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] > pgp: 5753 3324 1661 B0FE 8D93 FCED 40F6 D5DC A38A 33E0 (keyID: A38A33E0) > _______________________________________________ freebsd-x11 at freebsd.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-x11 To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-x11-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
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