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Re: Xorg 1.5 missed the train?



On Tue, 20 May 2008 19:39:13 -0700
"Christopher Stone" <chris stone gmail com> wrote:

> > You're asking for the wrong thing here.  You want X to support optional
> > features of your hardware.  The means you're proposing to accomplish this is
> > by adding an unmaintained software package into the distro until a
> > proprietary driver is fixed to support it.  This doesn't strike me as a good
> > way for Fedora to proceed and you're unlikely to get any traction  for
> > making a change there.
> 
> Why can't they just be added to updates-testing and left there?
> Packages in this repo are not supported in the same sense as the ones
> in updates.

Says who?  The entire purpose of updates-testing is to get _testing_ on
updates that will move to stable.  If things are broken there,
maintainers go and fix it and resubmit fixed packages.  When it's in
good shape, it gets pushed up to a stable release.

Go make your own repo.

josh


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