[arch-dev-public] X.Org 7.3 pre-release testing repo
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 10:49:51 EDT 2007
2007/9/3, Alexander Baldeck <kth5 at archlinuxppc.org>:
> Dan McGee wrote:
> > On 9/3/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 2007/9/3, Alexander Baldeck <kth5 at archlinuxppc.org>:
> >>> Hey all,
> >>> X.Org 7.3's release is about to happen in the next few days/weeks. For
> >>> that reason I've built the latest xorg-server snapshot which is at
> >>> version 18.104.22.168 and most of the drivers and newly introduced packages.
> >>> A lot has changed, primarily in the area of driver ABI. For example
> >>> nvidia is broken, it does build but xorg-server rejects it when starting
> >>> up with an API mismatch error. Forcing it leads to hardlocks. I am using
> >>> xf86-video-nv for now but this issue needs to be addressed.
> >>> I have no idea how well fglrx & unichrome-dri plays with the new server.
> >>> So I'd like to hear about it.
> >>> Anyone wanting to take part in testing, should add this repo:
> >>> http://kth5.telekommunisten.net/xorg/
> >>> The PKGBUILs will soon be available with the same URL, just need to
> >>> clean them up a bit.
> >> I guess you didn't put it in Testing because nvidia/fglrx won't work
> >> with this version, but why not put it on ftp.archlinux.org and let it
> >> be mirrored? (like JGC did with Gnome 2.19)
> > Because we just worked so hard to clean this kind of thing up! Forcing
> > mirrors to get things they don't want or need is just plain stupid.
> > For the number of people that actually run testing packages, one
> > server can handle the load.
> > Huge -1 on putting it on the Arch FTP.
> My thoughts exactly and in the end I have enough bandwidth to spare on
> that server. Several TB actually. :)
OK, I've just asked. :)
BTW as I see there's only drivers for x86_64 in yor repo. Is it still
in a process of filling up or should missed packages be taken from
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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