[arch-dev-public] New fglrx drivers - no official package.

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 05:05:15 EDT 2007

2007/9/16, eliott <eliott at cactuswax.net>:
> > Bah, the more I think about this, the less I want to pollute the
> > package namespace (and replaces, conflicts, provides entries on fglrx*
> > packages) with some gimpy name like fglrx-unstable, and I'd rather just
> > make a custom repo and be done with it.  "Early-adopters" have had
> > their shot at a package in unstable. ;)
> >
> > Is it OK if I host a custom repo for the new fglrx in my public_html dir
> > on gerolde?  I don't have any better place to put it.
> Hmm...
> I guess it depends on how much usage you expect it to get.
> If you are expecting alot of bandwidth to be used, then we could
> probably put it in the ftp folder under /other/. Please don't put it
> in the root of ftp though..
> However, I really think unstable is the right place to put packages
> that need testing though. I mean... what else will it be used for if
> not for new packages to test?
> What benefit does a custom folder have over unstable?

They are not CVS/SVN/etc. version.
/me wonders - why don't put them in Testing?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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