[arch-dev-public] Xorg-server 1.14 hitting testing

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Sat Mar 16 23:55:01 EDT 2013

On 16.03.2013 17:48, Laurent Carlier wrote:
> Le samedi 16 mars 2013 10:05:54 Andreas Radke a écrit :
>> Am Sun, 10 Mar 2013 09:27:16 +0100
>> schrieb Laurent Carlier <lordheavym at gmail.com>:
>>> Users will have to wait until a compatible version is available. Mesa
>>> drivers are an alternative, or they can block the upgrade.
>>> ++
>> I'd like to move Xorg 1.14 pretty soon, best would be together with
>> the kernels. It's up to you whether you want to announce to hold the
>> update for catalyst users or remove it from the repos.
>> I suggest to use the video api dependency + conflicts like we do in all
>> other driver packages to avoid the xorg-server update for catalyst
>> users. But this is your choice.
>> -Andy
> This was my first choice, to block updates through api dependency until an api 
> compatible driver (packages will follow today in community-testing).
> So what is the best choice (final vote):
> * keep it and block update
> * remove it
> For both choices, there is mesa as an alternative.
> ++

I'd keep it for now and block update. AMD has been better the last 2
years. Maybe they'll follow up on this problem soon enough?

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