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SubjectRe: Making Xorg easier to test
From: Xavier Bestel <>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 18:50:24 +0100

> On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 07:49 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Daniel Stone <>
>> Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 17:41:43 +0200
>> > I understand that you guys are upset about this, so maybe you'd like to
>> > donate, say, 10% of your developer base to help out? That'd be pretty
>> > ace.
>> You have to support less than %10 of the amount of hardware we have to
>> support.
> You can't compare a network card and a GPU. The latter is way more
> complex to code for.

I wasn't talking specifically about network cards. But if you want
specific examples...

How about the x86 or parisc cpu, and all their derivatives, are those
complex enough for you? :-)

I've worked on OpenGL capable grapics card drivers of various
vintages, and I honestly don't think there is anything in there more
complex than what we have to deal with in the kernel.

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