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SubjectRe: OpenGL-based framebuffer concepts
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On Wednesday 31 May 2006 04:39, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On 5/30/06, D. Hazelton <dhazelton@enter.net> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 31 May 2006 04:16, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > > On 5/30/06, D. Hazelton <dhazelton@enter.net> wrote:
> > > > Like I've said, this has gone onto my list. Now to get back to the
> > > > code... I really do want to see about getting this stuff into the
> > > > kernel ASAP.
> > >
> > > You might want to leave the DRM hot potato alone for a while and just
> > > work on fbdev. Fbdev is smaller and it is easier to get changes
> > > accepted.
> >
> > Yes, but I have accepted that there is a certain direction and order the
> > maintainers want things done in. For this reason I can't just leave DRM
> > alone.
>
> fbdev (Antonino A. Daplas <adaplas@gmail.com>) and DRM (Dave Airlie
> <airlied@gmail.com>) have two different maintainers. I have not seen
> Tony comment on what he thinks of Dave's plans so I don't know what
> his position is how driver merging can be acomplished.

True, and neither have I. But lacking Tony's comment I have to trust Dave's
statement that the direction he has pointed me in is the one settled on at
the last Kernel Summit.

DRH
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