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SubjectRe: [git pull] drm request 3

On Sat, 6 Mar 2010, Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> You shouldn't expect, by now, upgrade drm kernel without update libdrm
> or at least recompile libdrm.


Why shouldn't I expect that? I already outlined exactly _how_ it could be

Why are people saying that technology has to suck?

> So when you saw a error message "driver nouveau 0.0.n+1 and have 0.0.n"
> is completely right.

No. It's _not_ right. The code knows what is wrong. Considering it a fatal
error is _stupid_ and bad technology, when it could have just fixed it.

> Is not a perfect world, but as talked on xorg mailing list, some time
> ago, we do not have resources to test it in all versions.
> Is better focus on just one combination.

This is not about "testing all versions". It's fine to have just one
combination. But why the hell doesn't it _load_ that one combination
instead of just dying?

IOW, there is a check for a version. It could - instead of dying - just
dlopen() the right version instead.

Why are people making excuses for bad programming and bad technology?


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