[arch-dev-public] Request to add klibc-915resolution to extra

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Sep 19 03:46:46 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-09-19 at 09:41 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Jan de Groot schrieb:
> > On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 19:55 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> >> I'd like to add a klibc version of 915resolution to extra. 915resolution 
> >> is unnecessary for Xorg these days, it is however useful when compiled 
> >> with klibc if you want to use uvesafb for widescreen framebuffer. Any 
> >> objections?
> > 
> > As long as it's an optional hook it's fine to me.
> All hooks are optional!
> > Can you add a klibc compiled version to the regular 915resolution
> > package instead of having a 915resolution-klibc?
> I'd have to move that in from community, as I have to keep it in sync 
> with klibc all the time. However, I don't see a point in having 
> 915resolution around except for klibc, as the only use nowadays is 
> adjusting the resolutions for uvesafb - nobody uses the old i810 xorg 
> driver anymore. If you insist I'll talk to voidnull about moving his 
> community packages to extra.

There's a large group with older hardware that still uses the i810
driver, but remember i810 is completely broken with xorg-server 1.5, so
we shouldn't care about it anymore.

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