[arch-dev-public] Clearing out [testing]

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Sep 28 16:01:10 EDT 2010

On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 21:54:58 +0300, Ionuț Bîru <ibiru at archlinux.org>
> On 09/28/2010 09:35 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 20:25:27 +0200, Andreas Radke<a.radke at arcor.de>
>> wrote:
>>> A closed source driver should never hold back an OSS package. So what's
>>> the state with nvidia and the new beta driver? If it won't hit the repos
>>> until the end of the week I don't want to wait any longer.
>> I agree. If it's really that driver holding xorg back it should just be
>> moved. Nvidia doesn't tellanybody when they plan new releases or fix a
>> bug. Last but not least I didn't notice any slowdown and there is also
>> no report in our tracker about this. So it cannot be that critical.
> i can't agree with you. every time somebody reported an issue with
> nvidia, being even a performance regression, you personally closed it
> as "we can't do anything"

That's not true. Check for yourself:
> i'm hit with this issue and i know a dozen. this regression makes
> rendering antialised fonts in gtk 10 times slower and in kde when
> using non-antialiased fonts [1]

I really don't care if xorg is moved to extra or not, but I think
people should submit these bug reports to our bug tracker.

> we have to think about our users first. your statistics say that
> nvidia is dominant in our community[2]
> [1] http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=154563

According to this thread this is fixed in the latest driver. Maybe you
should consider updating to that then.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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